USAF C-130 Flight Level 60-second Resolution Data

This data set includes 60-second resolution flight level data from the WC-130 flights for the ITOP field program (15 August - 20 October 2010). Additional information is available in the readme files. This data set was provided by the Naval Research Laboratory and the data are in a columnar ASCII format. This data set also includes 1 second resolution data from the Stepped Frequency Microwave Radiometer (SFMR) that was processed using the Klotz and Uhlhorn (2014) algorithm. These data are in NetCDF format.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2010-08-22T00:00:00Z
    End:  2010-10-18T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2010-08-22T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2010-10-18T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 33.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 10.00000
Bounding Box West Long 124.00000
Bounding Box East Long 148.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : ITOP_USAF_C130_Flight_Level_V2.0.txt

Documentation #2 : ITOP_WC130J_flightlevel_readme.pdf

Documentation #3 : usaf_flight_level_format.html

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Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 61 MB
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Author Patrick Harr
Andrew Penny
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2017-10-20T16:00:37
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 209.107
Resource Version 2.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-10-01T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::209.107
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Patrick Harr, Andrew Penny. (2017). USAF C-130 Flight Level 60-second Resolution Data. 2.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 08 December 2023.

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