FAAM BAe-146 Dropsonde Data

This data set includes 47 high vertical resolution (0.5-sec) soundings collected from 31 October 2008 to 13 November 2008 aboard the FAAM BAe-146 aircraft, which was based in Arica, in the most northern part of Chile close to the Peruvian border. The data are in the NCAR/EOL Sounding Composite format. Users are strongly encouraged to contact FAAM BAe for guidance on using their dropsonde data. Please contact Grant Allen at grant dot allen at manchester.ac.uk.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2008-10-31T13:15:00Z
    End:  2008-11-13T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2008-10-31T13:15:00Z
Temporal Range End 2008-11-13T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat -18.83200
Bounding Box South Lat -20.04500
Bounding Box West Long -79.84300
Bounding Box East Long -71.87300
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : Readme_VOCALS_BAE146_soundings.html

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format EOL Sounding Composite Format (ASCII)
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 6 MB
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Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

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

Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2011-01-19T16:19:51
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/CX8P-8C8H-AE0W
Alternate Identifier 89.135
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:49:38Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::89.135
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements. (2011). FAAM BAe-146 Dropsonde Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/CX8P-8C8H-AE0W. Accessed 17 July 2024.

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