TOGA COARE soundings from R/V Natsushima

This dataset consists of sounding data from aboard the Research Vessel (R/V) Natsushima. The R/V was operated by the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center. The R/V was in the TOGA-COARE domain during the period from 2 February to 18 February 1993. Soundings were taken up to eight times per day (00, 03, 06, 09, 12, 15, 18, and 21 UTC) during participation in 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 two second vertical intervals. Refer to the station README file for details. NOTE: This dataset has been updated (5/2/2002) with corrected data for the humidity measurement errors of the Vaisala RS 80 radiosonde (Wang et al 2002). Please see the README for details.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1993-02-02T00:00:00Z
    End:  1993-02-18T23:59:59Z

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Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1993-02-02T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1993-02-18T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 5.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -5.00000
Bounding Box West Long 150.00000
Bounding Box East Long 160.00000
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Asset Size 13 MB
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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2009-02-12T10:40:46
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/doi:10.5065/D6TH8JZR
Alternate Identifier 2.117
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-09-28T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::2.117
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2009). TOGA COARE soundings from R/V Natsushima. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/doi:10.5065/D6TH8JZR. Accessed 22 May 2024.

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