dataset

Metadata for 'ASTEX1992_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 156 soundings'

General Information

Name
ASTEX1992_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 156 soundings
Acronym
ASTEX1992_valdivia_rs
Summary
From 1992-05-28 to 1992-06-21 a total of 156 radiosondes were launched from RV Valdivia at intervalls of about 3 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 156 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 (ASTEX1992_valdivia_rs_info).
Location(s)
Atlantic Ocean: Longitude 0 Latitude 0
Spatial Coverage
Longitude -25.67 to -11.92 Latitude 27.1 to 46.01 Altitude: 6 m relativ to sea level to 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
1992-05-28 to 1992-06-21 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
registered users
Size
5.28 MiB (5539840 Byte)
Format
tar-File(s)
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
2011-06-22
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Citation

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[Entry id: 2251008]