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Met Office - Global Radiosonde Data (1997 - Present)

Abstract: This dataset consists of radiosonde data from stations worldwide. Stations are
categorised into 7 regions: Africa, Asia, South America, North and Central
America, South-West Pacific, Europe, and Antarctica, respectively. A clickable
world map is available to view worldwide radiosonde station lists. European
radiosonde data for the period 1990 to June 1998 are also ... View entire text
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Description: Met Office - Global Radiosonde Data (1997 - Present)

Description: The Meteorological Office UK. Global weather services from the UK.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Max Altitude: 30 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UK Meteorological Office
Dataset Title: Met Office - Global Radiosonde Data (1997 - Present)
Dataset Release Place: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: British Atmospheric Data Centre
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-12-17
Location Keywords
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Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
RADIOSONDES Ancillary Description
RADIOSONDES Ancillary Description
Access Constraints The Met. Office wish to monitor the use of this data and require an
acknowledgement of the data source if they are used in any publication. For
these reasons we do not make the data available to anonymous users through
these WWW pages. In order to gain access to the data and accompanying
software, please complete and sign the conditions of use form. You will then be
given FTP access to the data directories from an account on a BADC computer.
Please note that the UK Meteorological Office data sets are available for bona
fide academic research only.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
British Atmospheric Data Centre, NERC Centres for Atmospheric Science, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 1235 446432
Fax: +44 1235 445848
Email: BADC at
Contact Address:
British Atmospheric Data Centre
Space Science Department
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
City: Chilton
Province or State: Didcot
Postal Code: OX11 OQX
Country: UK
Distribution Media: Online (FTP)
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Phone: 301-602-3890
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-03-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-01