Datastream : SONDEWNPN

Balloon-borne sounding system (BBSS): Vaisala-processed winds, press., temp, &RH

Active Dates
1994.04.12 - 2014.04.20

Measurement Categories
Atmospheric State

Originating Instrument
Balloon-Borne Sounding System (SONDE)


Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
altitude meters above Mean Sea Level alt ( time )
Ascent Rate m/s asc ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Wind Direction deg deg ( time )
Dewpoint Temperature C dp ( time )
North latitude degrees lat ( time )
East longitude degree_E lon ( time )
Pressure hPa pres ( time )
Quality check results on field: Ascent Rate unitless qc_asc ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind Direction unitless qc_deg ( time )
Quality check results on field: Dewpoint Temperature unitless qc_dp ( time )
Quality check results on field: Pressure unitless qc_pres ( time )
Quality check results on field: Relative Humidity unitless qc_rh ( time )
Quality check results on field: Dry Bulb Temperature unitless qc_tdry ( time )
Results of quality checks on sample time unitless qc_time ( time )
Quality check results on field: Eastward Wind Component unitless qc_u_wind ( time )
Quality check results on field: Northward Wind Component unitless qc_v_wind ( time )
Quality check results on field: Wind Speed unitless qc_wspd ( time )
Relative Humidity % rh ( time )
Dry Bulb Temperature C tdry ( time )
Time offset from midnight seconds since 2003-07-07 00:00:00 0:00 time ( time )
Time offset from base_time seconds since 2003-10-09 05:32:00 0:00 time_offset ( time )
Eastward Wind Component m/s u_wind ( time )
Northward Wind Component m/s v_wind ( time )
Wind Speed m/s wspd ( time )
Wind Status unitless wstat ( time )


Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
North Slope Alaska
NSAC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Barrow AK
Southern Great Plains
SGPB1Browse DataHillsboro, KS (Boundary)
SGPB4Browse DataVici, OK (Boundary)
SGPB5Browse DataMorris, OK (Boundary)
SGPB6Browse DataPurcell, OK
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
SGPE14Browse DataLamont, OK (Extended, secondary)
Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG
TWPC2Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island
TWPC3Browse DataCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GANM1Browse DataGan Airport, Gan Island, Maldives
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAGM1Browse DataLos Angeles, CA to Honolulu, HI - container ship Horizon Spirit
MAOM1Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1Browse DataNiamey, Niger
OLIM1Browse DataOliktok Point, Alaska
PGHM1Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
PVCM1Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1
PYEM1Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA
SBSM1Browse DataSteamboat Springs CO, Valley Site
TMPM1Browse DataU. of Helsinki Research Station (SMEAR II), Hyytiala, Finland; AMF2


Donna Holdridge
(630) 252-5148

Jenni Kyrouac

Richard Coulter
(630) 252-5833