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Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): UK Met Office High Resolution Radiosonde Data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2004-11-26
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-08-17
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 225 Files | 35MB


The UK Met Office high resolution radiosonde data describe observations taken every 2 seconds by radiosondes from Met Office observation stations in the UK. The dataset contains measurements of parameters such as temperature, wind speed and direction, and pressure.

Citable as:  Met Office (2006): Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): UK Met Office High Resolution Radiosonde Data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CSIP, Radiosonde, Met Office, Met Éireann, meteorology


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were collected by the Met Office before preparation and delivery to the Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP) participants and then to the BADC for archiving.

Data Quality:
Research data
File Format:
Data are ps formatted.

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description


  • long_name: Air Temperature
  • gcmd_keyword: Air Temperature
  • gcmd_url:\n
  • names: Air Temperature, Vertical Profile Of Air Temperature
  • long_name: Pressure
  • names: Pressure
  • long_name: Wind direction
  • names: Wind direction
  • long_name: Wind speed
  • names: Wind speed

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