IHOP 2002 Lear QC Dropsonde Data

Dropsonde profiles from the Lear aircraft collected during the International H2O Project 2002 (IHOP 2002). The dropsonde data was provided by NCAR/ATD (aka EOL). The Lear made drops on May 14th, 15th, 16th, the 22nd, and 24th and on June 3rd, 8th thru 12th, 15th thru 20th,the 22nd,and 24th thru 25th 2002. An important note to users: ATD reprocessed this data and released a new version of this dataset on May 1st,2003. See ATD Reprocessing. Consult the README for more information. September 2008: The IHOP_2002 Falcon and Lear dropsonde data sets have been updated to include latitude and longitude data that were not in the earlier version. The PTH and wind data are unchanged.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2002-05-14T00:00:00Z
    End:  2002-06-25T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2002-05-14T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2002-06-25T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 42.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 31.00000
Bounding Box West Long -107.00000
Bounding Box East Long -91.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : readme.ihop_dropsondes.html

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format EOL Sounding Composite Format (ASCII)
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 41 MB
Legal Constraints


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
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2008-10-17T14:32:34
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.5065/D6MS3R2K
Alternate Identifier 77.016
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:47:56Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::77.016
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2008). IHOP 2002 Lear QC Dropsonde Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6MS3R2K. Accessed 04 March 2024.

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