dataset

Metadata for 'FRONTEX1989_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 52 soundings'

General Information

Name
FRONTEX1989_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 52 soundings
Summary
From 1989-05-16 to 1989-05-29 a total of 52 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 the OMEGA navigation system.

The dataset consists of one archive file (.tar) which contains 52 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 (FRONTEX1989_valdivia_rs_info).
Location(s)
North Sea: Longitude -4.26 to 9.5 Latitude 50 to 62
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 3.87 to 6.52 Latitude 54.7 to 56.1 Altitude: 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
1989-05-16 to 1989-05-29 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
registered users
Size
980 KiB (1003520 Byte)
Format
tar-File(s)
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
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Citation

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[Entry acronym: FRONTEX1989_valdivia_rs] [Entry id: 2251025]