> > Hello, > > > > I am trying to look for archived sounding data for 2011. > > Is there any data in the IDV Catalog that can provide me with archived > > sounding data for 2011, specifically for Lamont, Oklahoma? > > I am looking for 6 hourly sounding data (00Z, 06Z, 12Z, and 18Z). > > > > If not, how can I read in archived sounding data into the IDV from this > > particular site... > > http://weather.uwyo.edu/upperair/sounding.html > > > > Thank you, > > Vanessa V. > > Vanessa, > There are two kind of sounding data can be loaded into IDV, one is ascii > format, and the other is netCDF. The nc format will be available in the > motherlode TDS server in the near future. The ascii format is call CMA > format, CMA is the Chinese Meterological Administration. Here is a rough > description of cma format: > > Year, Month, Day, Hour, NumObs > st_num lat(deg) lon(deg) alt(m) > pr(hPa) hh(m) temp(degC) td(degC) wind_d(deg) wind_s(m/s) > > missing value is 99999.90 > > So, which option fits you better? Maybe none. > > > Yuan > > > Vanessa, You can find the archived sounding data here: http://rucsoundings.noaa.gov/ If you click on the word RAOB, you can get output in netCDF. Yuan > > -- > > Vanessa Vincente > > M.S. Student > > Department of Atmospheric Science > > Colorado State University > > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: LCJ-498884 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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