dataset

Metadata for 'FGGE1979_meteor_rs: 12-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Meteor, 291 soundings'

General Information

Name
FGGE1979_meteor_rs: 12-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Meteor, 291 soundings
Acronym
FGGE1979_meteor_rs
Summary
From 1979-01-15 to 1979-02-23 and from 1979-06-01 to 1979-07-04 a total of 291 (155/136) radiosondes were launched from RV Meteor at intervalls of 12 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 291 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 (FGGE1979_meteor_rs_info).
Location(s)
Atlantic Ocean: Longitude 0 Latitude 0
Spatial Coverage
Longitude -26.1 to -10 Latitude -2 to 44.4 Altitude: 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
1979-01-15 to 1979-07-04 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
registered users
Size
1.24 MiB (1300480 Byte)
Format
tar-File(s)
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
2011-06-22
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Citation

Citation
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[Entry id: 2251014]