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Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) Radiosonde Data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2006-02-02
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-08-17
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 591 Files | 463MB


The dataset contains the data collected by radiosondes, released by IMK, in both Bath and Chilbolton, during the period from the 19th of June 2005 to the 25th of August 2005. The datset contains measurements of:
The dataset contains measurements of:
Height above sea level (m)
Time since midnight (s)
Time since midnight (hh:mm:ss)
Height above ground (m)
Dry-bulb temperature (degree Celsius)
Relative Humidity (percentage)
Wind speed (m/s)
Wind direction (degree true)
Pressure (hPa)
Potential Temperature (degree Kelvin)
Dew-point temperature (degree Celsius)
Specific humidity (g/kg)
Saturation mixing ratio (g/kg)
u-component of wind velocity (m/s)
v-component of wind velocity (m/s)

Citable as:  Groenemeijer, P. (2006): Convective Storm Initiation Project (CSIP): Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) Radiosonde Data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: CSIP, Radiosonde, UFAM, AMF, meteorology


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Data lineage:

Data were collected by the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) 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:
Date are txt formatted and images are jpg formatted.

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