1997 Soundings from Cocos Island, Costa Rica

A temporary GPS rawinsonde station was installed on Cocos Island, Costa Rica for PACS-97 by NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory and operated by rangers from the CR Park Service.

These data were processed through automated and visual quality control.

The dataset includes pressure, temperature, humidity, winds and altitude taken at 2 seconds vertical resolution.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1997-04-29T00:00:00Z
    End:  1997-08-09T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1997-04-29T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1997-08-09T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 5.60000
Bounding Box South Lat 5.50000
Bounding Box West Long -87.10000
Bounding Box East Long -87.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links N/A
Additional Information N/A
Resource Format EOL Sounding Composite Format (ASCII)
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 5 MB
Legal Constraints


Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

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Resource Support Email datahelp@eol.ucar.edu
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
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Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2011-08-24T11:09:17
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/9RYD-Y201-ZC00
Alternate Identifier 15.201
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:51:00Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::15.201
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL). (2011). 1997 Soundings from Cocos Island, Costa Rica. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/9RYD-Y201-ZC00. Accessed 22 May 2024.

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