NCAR/NSF C-130 Dropsonde Data [NCAR/EOL]

This dataset contains dropsonde data from the NCAR C-130 aircraft for the Rain In Cumulus over the Ocean (RICO) project. Eighteen missions and one ferry flight were completed near Antigua between 7 December 2004 and 26 January 2005. For more information, consult the README.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2004-12-07T00:00:00Z
    End:  2005-01-26T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2004-12-07T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2005-01-26T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 20.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 17.00000
Bounding Box West Long -67.00000
Bounding Box East Long -60.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : README_RICO_EOL_dropsondes.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 19 MB
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Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

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 NCAR Atmospheric Technology Division
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2008-10-07T06:50:45
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 87.003
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::87.003
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation NCAR Atmospheric Technology Division. (2008). NCAR/NSF C-130 Dropsonde Data [NCAR/EOL]. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 September 2023.

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