dataset

Metadata for 'KONTROL1984_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 119 soundings'

General Information

Name
KONTROL1984_valdivia_rs: 3-hourly radiosoundings, launched onboard RV Valdivia, 119 soundings
Acronym
KONTROL1984_valdivia_rs
Summary
From 1984-08-06 to 1984-08-23 a total of 119 radiosondes were launched from RV Valdivia 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 119 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 (KONTROL1984_valdivia_rs_info).
Location(s)
North Sea: Longitude -4.26 to 9.5 Latitude 50 to 62
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 6.4 to 7.6 Latitude 54.2 to 55.2 Altitude: 0 m relativ to sea level
Temporal Coverage
1984-08-06 to 1984-08-23 (calendrical)
Use constraints
For scientific use only
Access constraints
registered users
Size
1.72 MiB (1802240 Byte)
Format
tar-File(s)
Progress
completely archived
Creation Date
2011-06-22
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Citation

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[Entry id: 2251026]