NASA DC-8 Dropsonde Data

NCAR/EOL dropsonde data from the NASA DC-8 aircraft during the NAMMA campaign. 197 QC dropsonde soundings are available from 13 research flights off the west coast of Africa, between 6 August and 12 September 2006.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2006-08-06T00:00:00Z
    End:  2006-09-12T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2006-08-06T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2006-09-12T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 25.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 5.00000
Bounding Box West Long -36.00000
Bounding Box East Long -10.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : readme.NAMMA2006.dropsondes.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 35 MB
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Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
Metadata Contact Email
Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2016-02-19T20:57:37
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 500.001
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::500.001
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2016). NASA DC-8 Dropsonde Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 01 December 2023.

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