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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.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  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
Extended Metadata Properties
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