NCAR C-130 Quality Controlled Dropsonde Data (NCAR/EOL)

This data set contains dropsonde data from the NCAR C-130 research aircraft, collected using the NCAR Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS) during the Gulf Of Tehuantepec Experiment, Coupled Development of Ocean Waves and Boundary Layers (GOTEXaka OceanWaves). A total of 65 quality-controlled soundings in the NCAR CLASS format are contained in the final dropsonde data set.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2004-02-03T00:00:00Z
    End:  2004-02-27T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2004-02-03T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2004-02-27T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 17.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 12.00000
Bounding Box West Long -98.00000
Bounding Box East Long -92.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : readme.GOTEX.C130.dropsonde.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 2 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 2017-03-15T18:21:08
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 203.005
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::203.005
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2017). NCAR C-130 Quality Controlled Dropsonde Data (NCAR/EOL). 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 September 2023.

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