National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format)

This data set includes 1726 quality controlled NWS (National Weather Service) soundings released at 14 sites throughout the western United States during the WE-CAN (Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol Absorption and Nitrogen) field phase (20 July to 19 September 2018). Thirteen of the stations are available at 1-second vertical resolution (1608 soundings) and one station is available at mandatory and significant level resolution (118 soundings).

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2018-07-20T00:00:00Z
    End:  2018-09-19T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2018-07-20T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2018-09-19T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 47.93500
Bounding Box South Lat 36.04700
Bounding Box West Long -124.56000
Bounding Box East Long -104.88000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : readme_WECAN_NWS_radiosonde.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Asset Size 1226 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
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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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Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2019-06-18T15:28:00
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 548.040
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2019-10-02T19:03:51Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::548.040
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2019). National Weather Service High Resolution Radiosonde Data (ESC Format). 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 30 May 2020.

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