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NMC Global Daily Stratospheric Analyses from ATOVS

| DOI: 10.5065/QNPA-BP50

These global stratospheric analyses are provided on a pair of 65 by 65 polar grids, daily at 12Z. They were operationally prepared by NMC using data from the Advanced TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (ATOVS), which contained several sensors including the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU). The analyses are available on eight mandatory levels from 70 to 0.4 mb. Parameters include pressure, geopotential height, and temperature.

Temporal Range:
1997-05-01 12:00 +0000 to 2007-06-30 12:00 +0000 (Entire dataset) Period details by dataset product
Geopotential Height Upper Air Temperature
GRIB parameter table: HTML | XML
Vertical Levels:
See the detailed metadata for level information.
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Total Volume:
1.25 GB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
Related RDA Datasets:
NMC Global Daily Stratospheric Analyses from TOVS
NCEP CPC Upper Stratospheric and Lower Mesospheric Analyses
More Details:
View a more detailed summary of the data, including specific date ranges and locations by parameter
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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