Nairobi, Kenya High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data

This data set contains temperature, moisture, and wind profiles from the Modem GPSonde M10 radiosonde system operated by the Kenya Meteorology Department in Nairobi, Kenya during the HIGH impact Weather LAke SYstem (HIGHWAY) Project data collection period. A total of 256 2-second vertical resolution soundings are included in the data set. The data are in BUFR (Binary Universal Form for data Representation) format.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2019-08-10T00:00:00Z
    End:  2020-02-28T09:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2019-08-10T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2020-02-28T09:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat -1.30175
Bounding Box South Lat -1.30175
Bounding Box West Long 36.75910
Bounding Box East Long 36.75910
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
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Documentation #1 : readme_HIGHWAY_Nairobi_radiosonde_BUFR.pdf

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Resource Format N/A
Asset Size 12 MB
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Author Kenya Meteorological Department
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2020-03-02T21:42:11
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 572.012
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::572.012
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Kenya Meteorological Department. (2020). Nairobi, Kenya High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 March 2023.

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