Water Vapor Sensing System (WVSS) Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
Entry ID: WVSS_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC

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Summary
Abstract: Atmospheric water vapor measurements from commercial aircraft are now
available to complement the real-time winds and temperatures available
from the Aircraft Communication, Addressing and Reporting System
(ACARS). The technology of this first-generation system (WVSS-I) is a
modified Vaisala thin-film sensor. It is considered to be equal to or
better than existing radiosonde humidity data and especially so at the
upper levels of the troposphere. A second-generation system (WVSS-II)
is in progress.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 54.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -126.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Water Vapor Sensing System
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
Online Resource: http://www.joss.ucar.edu/cgi-bin/codiac/projs?WVSS
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-07-01
Platform
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Distributed Interactive Atmospheric Catalog System, Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USER SERVICES/CODIAC
Email: codiac at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
Codiac Data Archive
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000-FL4
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: varies
Fees: None
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-07-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2001-07-09
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