TOGA COARE soundings from Manus

This dataset consists of Integrated Sounding System (ISS) sounding data from Manus Island (WMO 94044) which was operated by the Papua New Guinea Weather Service. Soundings were taken once daily (00 UTC) prior to the start of the IOP, four times daily (00, 06, 12, and 18 UTC) during the IOP, and twice daily (00 and 12 UTC) after the IOP. UCAR/JOSS conducted no quality control on these data. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude taken at 10 second vertical intervals. Refer to the station README file for details. NOTE: This dataset has been updated (4/23/2002) with corrected data for the humidity measurement errors of the Vaisala RS80 radiosonde (Wang et al 2002). Please see the README for additional information.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1992-07-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  1993-06-30T23:59:59Z

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Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1992-07-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1993-06-30T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat -2.05000
Bounding Box South Lat -2.06000
Bounding Box West Long 147.40000
Bounding Box East Long 147.50000
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Spatial Resolution N/A
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Asset Size 42 MB
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Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2006-06-12T14:51:14
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/doi:10.5065/D66W98CD
Alternate Identifier 2.138
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-09-28T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::2.138
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2006). TOGA COARE soundings from Manus. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/doi:10.5065/D66W98CD. Accessed 04 June 2023.

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