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Dataset

 
Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-01-13
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

The CAST dataset contains data produced by the NERC Co-ordinated Airborne Studies in the Tropics (CAST) project. CAST was a collaborative initiative with NASA's Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX) programme to study the Tropical Tropopause Layer (TTL) over the Pacific Ocean and South East Asia.

This dataset contains measurements of temperature, humidity, wind and ozone.

Citable as:  Vaughan, G. (2014): CAST: Ozonesonde measurments. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/4085fb1895ba40eba34beb5ecaae5697
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CAST, temperature, humidity, wind, ozone

Details

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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. 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 instrument scientists before preparation and delivery for archiving at the NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre.

Data Quality:
Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the British Atmospheric Data Centre
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • units: gpm
  • names: Geopotential height
  • units: degrees
  • names: Horizontal wind direction
  • units: m/s
  • names: Horizontal wind speed
  • units: mPa
  • names: Ozone partial pressure
  • units: hPa
  • names: Pressure at observation
  • units: %
  • names: Relative humidity
  • long_name: Surface Pressure
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0850
  • gcmd_keyword: Surface Pressure
  • names: Surface Pressure, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0850
  • units: C
  • names: Temperature
  • units: C
  • names: Temperature inside styrofoam box

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2013-12-10T09:44:27
End time:
2013-12-10T17:40:54
Geographic Extent

 
-2.0610°
 
147.4250°
 
147.4250°
 
-2.0610°