USAF C-130 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format) [NCAR/EOL]

This data set includes 86 high resolution dropsonde data files from the USAF C-130 aircraft that flew over the Atlantic basin and Gulf of Mexico during PREDICT. Data are included from thirteen flights that occurred 31 August to 29 September 2010. The data are in the EOL columnar ASCII sounding format. These data have undergone the NCAR/EOL dropsonde quality control processing, see the readme for details.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2010-08-31T09:00:00Z
    End:  2010-09-29T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2010-08-31T09:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2010-09-29T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 39.27700
Bounding Box South Lat 16.01380
Bounding Box West Long -88.09000
Bounding Box East Long -59.71500
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : readme.V2.PREDICT-2010.USAF-C130-dropsondes_final.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 7 MB
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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 UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2017-03-24T19:50:24
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 126.046
Resource Version 2.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::126.046
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2017). USAF C-130 Dropsonde Data (EOL Format) [NCAR/EOL]. 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 06 December 2023.

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