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ERA-40 Global Upper Air Satellite Wind Observation Feedback Record Reports

| DOI: 10.5065/D6BK19BG

ERA-40 Global Upper Air Satellite Wind Observation Feedback Record Reports include upper air satellite wind observation (SATWND) feedback record reports from SATWNDs used in the ECMWF 45-year reanalysis (ERA-40) covering the period from September 1957 to August 2002. SATWNDs, from multiple data sources, were assimilated into an ECMWF model and produced ERA-40. Select variables include zonal and meridional wind speed components at the observed pressure level. The metadata generated during the ERA-40 quality control data assimilation process were appended to the input observations. The final combination of input observations and feedback metadata are called feedback record reports.

Temporal Range:
1978-12-01 to 2002-08-31
Atmospheric Pressure Measurements Upper Level Winds
Vertical Levels:
Tropopause level 500 mbar
Temporal Frequencies:
Every 3 hours
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Total Volume:
5.22 GB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Related RDA Datasets:
ERA-40 Global Upper Air Radiosonde Observation Feedback Record Reports
ERA-40 Global Land Surface Observation Feedback Record Reports
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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