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Historical Arctic Rawinsonde Archive
Entry ID: NSIDC-0008


Note: This data set is now on FTP so references to CD-ROM are historic and no longer applicable.

The Historical Arctic Rawinsonde Archive is on FTP, and it contains millions of vertical soundings of temperature, pressure, humidity, and wind, representing all available rawinsonde ascents from Arctic land stations poleward of 65 degrees North. HARA includes ... View entire text
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Description: Documentation

Description: FTP
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 65.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jonathan Kahl and Mark Serreze
Dataset Title: Historical Arctic Rawinsonde Archive
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0008
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-05
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1947-11-10
Stop Date: 1996-06-30
RAWINSONDES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Kahl, J.D., M.C. Serreze, S. Shiotani, S.M. Skony, and R.C. Schnell, In situ meteorological sounding archives for arctic studies, Bul. Amer. Met. Soc., 73(11), 1824-1830, 1992. Serreze, M.C., J.D. Kahl and S. Shiotani, The Historical Arctic Rawisonde Archive Documentation Manual, NSIDC SP-2, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, 26 p., 1992.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-03-22