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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0231

SMEX02 Balloon-borne Radiosonde Data, Iowa, Version 1

This data set includes radiosonde measurements of upper air temperature and pressure, relative humidity, and wind direction and speed during the balloons' ascent to the upper atmosphere.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 41, S: 41, E: -93.61, W: -93.61

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 15 June 2002 to 9 July 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Dew Point Temperature
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Altitude > Station Height
  • Atmospheric Winds > Upper Level Winds
  • Ocean Winds > Vertical Wind Motion
  • Atmospheric Winds > Wind Profiles
Platform(s) BALLOONS
Sensor(s): RADIOSONDES
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): William Eichinger

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Eichinger, W. 2004. SMEX02 Balloon-borne Radiosonde Data, Iowa, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/UKOUWG8EP6N3. [Date Accessed].

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