Metadata for 'ARKTIS1993_nyalesund_rs: 6-hourly radiosoundings, launched at the meteorological station Ny Alesund (Spitsbergen), 85 soundings'

General Information

ARKTIS1993_nyalesund_rs: 6-hourly radiosoundings, launched at the meteorological station Ny Alesund (Spitsbergen), 85 soundings
From 1993-02-28 to 1993-03-25 a total of 85 radiosondes were launched at the meteorological station Ny Alesund (78.93N, 11.95E, Spitsbergen) at intervalls of about 6 hours. Measured parameters are temperature, pressure and humidity. Wind direction and speed are determined by OMEGA navigation system.

The dataset consists of one archive file (.tar) which contains 85 data files, one for each sounding. The file format is 'ascii-text', the representation of the measured parameters is described in the 'readme'-file inside the .tar-archive and in the 'additional_info' entry (ARKTIS1993_nyalesund_rs_info).
Ny Alesund: Longitude 11.95 Latitude 78.93
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 11.95 Latitude 78.93 Altitude: 11 m relativ to sea level to 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
1993-02-28 to 1993-03-25 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
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3.85 MiB (4034560 Byte)
completely archived
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Jeske, Helmut; Kruspe, Gottfried; Brümmer, Burghard; Nagurny, Andrey; Müller, Gerd; Wetzel, Christian (2012). ARKTIS 1993 - Air mass modification and convection in off-ice air flows over Fram Strait: meteorological measurements of the research aircraft Falcon and radiosoundings at the research vessels Valdivia, Polarstern and Prof. Multanovsky and at 4 land stations. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ.

[Entry acronym: ARKTIS1993_nyalesund_rs] [Entry id: 2251005]