FASTEX soundings from Thorshavn (Denmark)

This dataset consists of sounding data from Thorshavn on Faroe Island (WMO 06011) which was operated by the Danish Meteorological Institute. Soundings were taken four times per day (00, 06, 12, and 18 UTC). These data were processed through the automated and visual quality control processes. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dewpoint, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude taken at 10 second vertical intervals. Refer to the station README for details.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1997-01-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  1997-03-01T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1997-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1997-03-01T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 62.02000
Bounding Box South Lat 62.02000
Bounding Box West Long -6.77000
Bounding Box East Long -6.77000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : thorshavn.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 14 MB
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Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Danish Meteorological Institute
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2021-10-14T14:48:14
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 2.157
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-29T18:41:22Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::2.157
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Danish Meteorological Institute. (2021). FASTEX soundings from Thorshavn (Denmark). 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 September 2023.

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