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Schmithüsen, Holger (2021): Radiosonde raw data measured during POLARSTERN cruise PS117, links to files. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA,

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The meteorological observatory Polarstern continuously performs radiosoundings during times of ship operation. Typically, there is one launch to full altitude at 12 UTC every day. Additionally, there often is a launch with a smaller balloon for forecasting purposes (helicopter operations) around 6 UTC. All data published here is left "as recorded", no quality control was applied.
Median Latitude: -65.868988 * Median Longitude: -18.576757 * South-bound Latitude: -71.241000 * West-bound Longitude: -62.349000 * North-bound Latitude: -35.822000 * East-bound Longitude: 14.286000
Date/Time Start: 2018-12-16T10:57:00 * Date/Time End: 2019-02-04T10:59:00
PS117_40656 * Latitude: -35.821760 * Longitude: 14.285860 * Date/Time: 2018-12-16T10:57:11 * Campaign: PS117 * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Radiosonde (RADIO)
PS117_40657 * Latitude: -37.734610 * Longitude: 12.312710 * Date/Time: 2018-12-17T10:58:01 * Campaign: PS117 * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Radiosonde (RADIO)
PS117_40658 * Latitude: -39.974250 * Longitude: 10.796380 * Date/Time: 2018-12-18T10:57:31 * Campaign: PS117 * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Radiosonde (RADIO)
Data files were produced by a proprietary radiosounding system from Vaisala. The format is referred to as "mwx". Technically, the files are zip files comprising several xml-documents.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEventSchmithüsen, Holger
2DATE/TIMEDate/TimeSchmithüsen, HolgerGeocode
3LATITUDELatitudeSchmithüsen, HolgerGeocode
4LONGITUDELongitudeSchmithüsen, HolgerGeocode
5Binary Object (File Size)Binary (Size)BytesSchmithüsen, HolgerRadiosonde, Vaisala, DigiCora
6Binary ObjectBinarySchmithüsen, HolgerRadiosonde, Vaisala, DigiCora
Curation Level: Basic curation (CurationLevelB) * Processing Level: PANGAEA data processing level 1 (ProcLevel1)
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