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CAMEX-4 DC-8 DROPSONDE SYSTEM V1
Entry ID: c4dd8d


Summary
Abstract: The DC-8 Dropsonde System (D8D) uses dropwinsonde and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers to measure the atmospheric state parameters (temp, humidity, windspeed/direction pressure) and location in 3 dimensional space during the sonde's descent once each half second. Measurements are transmitted to the aircraft from the time of release until impact with the ocean's surface.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 50.0 S: 10.0  E: -60.0  W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-08-18
Stop Date: 2001-09-24


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: DAILY


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Project
CAMEX-4 >Convection and Moisture Experiment 4    [Information]



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27



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