Information about dataset 162413

Unqualified dataset name THORPEX-QC080301b
Full dataset name DOKIPY/THORPEX-QC080301b
Metadata
abstract The files contain data from NCAR GPS dropsondes AVAPS (Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System), taken during the Norwegian IPY-THORPEX field campaign from 25 February to 17 March 2008. A description of AVAPS is given in: http://www.eol.ucar.edu/isf/facilities/dropsonde/ The data has been post-processed and quality controlled with the Atmospheric Sounding Processing Environment (ASPEN). For more information, see: http://www.eol.ucar.edu/isf/facilities/software/aspen/aspen.html During the campaign period the DLR Falcon 20 was stationed at Andenes airport in Norway and used for flight missions for the study of adverse weather in the Arctic region. The field campaign had a particular focus on polar lows. Two such events was measured during the campaign period, 3-4 March and 17 March. The 3-4 March case was measured by 3 flight missions, documenting the full life cycle of a polar low. The IPY-THORPEX project is described in: http://www.ipy-thorpex.no. A description of each flight, including the flight plansas given in: http://www.pa.op.dlr.de/ipy_thorpex/
activity_type Aircraft
area Nordic Seas
contact oyvinds@met.no
Conventions CF-1.1
datacollection_period 2008-02-25 to 2008-03-18
dataref http://thredds.met.no/thredds/catalog/data/met.no/THORPEX-QC080301b/catalog.html
dataset_name DOKIPY THORPEX-QC080301b
distribution_statement Free
history 2011-06-07 revision Changed attributes with sed
institution met.no Norwegian Meteorological Institute
keywords Arctic
Atmosphere
AVAPS
Dropsonde
Polar low
Profile
PI_name Jón Egill Kristjánsson
product_name Dropsonde Falcon 20
project_name IPY-THORPEX
title Norwegian IPY-THORPEX field campaign 2008
topiccategory climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
variable air_potential_temperature
air_pressure
Atmosphere > Altitude > Geopotential Height > HIDDEN
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements > HIDDEN
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Potential Temperature > HIDDEN
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity > HIDDEN
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Profiles > HIDDEN
eastward_wind
northward_wind
relative_humidity
wind_speed
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