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Re: [Fwd: data products covering deep south]



On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Doug Lindholm wrote:

> Any suggestions on how to answer a question like this? Any tool
> recommendations?
>
> Thanks,
> Doug
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: data products covering deep south
> Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 08:11:01 -0500 (EST)
> From: Beth A Plale <address@hidden>
> Organization: UCAR/Unidata
> To: Doug Lindholm <address@hidden>
> CC: Nithya Nirmal Vijayakumar <address@hidden>,        Beth A
> Plale <address@hidden>, Ying Liu <address@hidden>
>
> Hi Doug,
>
> In an ongoing streaming project we are trying to characterize the
> flows of data that cover the region outlined by the bounding box:
>
> west - Brownsville, TX,
> east - Mobile, Alabama,
> south - 80 miles south into the Gulf,
> north - Louisiana's northern boundary.

doug,

if they send me the degrees of the above locations, i'll send them a url
to get the Metar station names in the bounding box. currently this will
only work for Metar stations

robb...

>
> We know from talking to Carl Sinclair what Level II and Level III radars
> cover that region, but are now looking for similar info for Metars, Acars,
> Rawinsondes, Eta, and GOES.
>
> Is there someone there, perhaps you, that could give us an idea of the
> number of sources providing data on that region?  For instance, there are
> 5 GOES sources according to info we gathered earlier (from Anne's
> compilation.)  If the satellites are stationary, then the sources covering
> the deep south region might be 3 of the 5.  Eta might be divided out into
> 1 source doing the east US, and one doing the west US (I have no idea what
> is really done), so the deep south is covered by one source.
>
> Metars, 1st order:  270 sources
> Metars, 2nd order: 1000 sources
> Rawinsondes:  94 sources
> ACARS:  257 sources
> GOES:   5 sources
> Eta:  2 sources
>
> thanks a bunch!
>
> beth
>
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Robb Kambic                                Unidata Program Center
Software Engineer III                      Univ. Corp for Atmospheric Research
address@hidden             WWW: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/
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