Dropsondes were deployed on the NASA DC-8 during the Olympic Mountain Experiment (OLYMPEX) field campaign. 17 research flights were conducted, during which 53 dropsondes were launched between November 12 and December 19, 2015.

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  • Begin:  2015-11-02T00:00:00Z
    End:  2015-12-19T23:59:59Z


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Temporal Range Begin 2015-11-02T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2015-12-19T23:59:59Z
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Bounding Box North Lat 48.20000
Bounding Box South Lat 46.30000
Bounding Box West Long -129.00000
Bounding Box East Long -125.00000
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Documentation #1 : readme.OLYMPEX-2015.NASA.DC8-Dropsondes.pdf

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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2016-07-07T16:06:08
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.5065/D6QZ28BN
Alternate Identifier 503.001
Resource Version 2.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:42:54Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::503.001
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2016). OLYMPEX NCAR/EOL AVAPS Dropsonde Data. 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6QZ28BN. Accessed 15 April 2024.

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