dataset

Metadata for 'ALKOR2001_alkor_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Alkor, 109 soundings'

General Information

Name
ALKOR2001_alkor_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Alkor, 109 soundings
Acronym
ALKOR2001_alkor_rs
Summary
Three cruises of RV Alkor were carried out in April, June and October 2001. A total of 109 radiosondes were launched from RV Alkor at intervalls of about 3 to 6 hours. Measured parameters are temperature, pressure and humidity. Wind direction and speed are calculated from GPS positioning.
The dataset consists of one archive file (.tar) which contains 109 data files, one for each sounding. The file format is 'ascii-text', the representation of measured parameters is described in a 'readme'-file inside the .tar-archive and in the 'additional_info' entry (ALKOR2001_alkor_rs_info).
Location(s)
Baltic Sea: Longitude 10 to 30 Latitude 53 to 66
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 17.9 to 18.71 Latitude 55.9 to 56.06 Altitude: 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
2001-04-03 to 2001-11-05 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
registered users
Size
22.95 MiB (24064000 Byte)
Format
tar-File(s)
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
2009-11-26
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[Entry id: 2231414]