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Investigation:

PC-06 (Betts / Maria Silva Dias / Pedro Silva Dias)

LBA Dataset ID:

PC06_Rancho_Grande_RA

Originator(s):

1. Betts, Alan K.
      2. Ball, John H.

Point(s) of Contact:

Betts, Alan K. (akbetts@aol.com)

Dataset Abstract:

This data was collected by the LBA TRMM project and it is archived with NASA-TRMM. This product was reprocessed by Alan Betts and John Ball on January 10, 2001 to correct wind errors (both ABRACOS and Rancho Grande sites). [There was no high quality surface data at the Rancho Grande site] LBA - WETAMC/TRMM Station : 00004 RANCHO GRANDE Location : 10.28 S 62.87 W 196 m
Data File: RGJANFEB.TXT </b> 4,581,293 bytes Document file: RA-RG-AKB2.rtf </b>

Beginning Date:

1999-01-13

Ending Date:

1999-02-23

Metadata Last Updated on:

2011-09-25

Data Status:

In Preparation for Archive

Access Constraints:

Public

Data Center URL:

http://daac.ornl.gov

Distribution Contact(s):

ORNL DAAC User Services (ornldaac@ornl.gov)

Access Instructions:

Public

Data Access:

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Datafile(s):

Rancho Grande Reprocessed Rawinsonde Data: V. Jan-10-2001 (zipped file: RG-reproc1.zip):  ftp://daac.ornl.gov/data/lba/physical_climate/Betts/Rancho_Grande/radiosonde/data

Documentation/Other Supporting Documents:

Data Set Documentation: RA_RG_AKB2.txt:  ftp://daac.ornl.gov/data/lba/physical_climate/Betts/Rancho_Grande/radiosonde/comp/RA_RG_AKB2.txt
Data Set Documentation: RA_RG_AKB2.rtf (rich text format):  ftp://daac.ornl.gov/data/lba/physical_climate/Betts/Rancho_Grande/radiosonde/comp/RA_RG_AKB2.rtf

Citation Information - Other Details:

We acknowledge use of the LBA-HMET PC-06/TRMM Rio Grande Pasture site reprocessed rawinsonde data set: Reference: LBA-HMET PC-06 /TRMM Reprocessed Rawinsonde Data, Rancho Grande, January-February 1999, Betts, A. K., J. H. Ball, 2001. Available from LBA Beija-Flor Archives at CPTEC, Brasil, and ORNL DAAC, or on CD-ROM from Atmospheric Research, 58 Hendee Lane, Pittsford, VT 05763, USA.

Keywords - Theme:

Parameter Topic Term Source Sensor
DIURNAL MOVEMENTS ATMOSPHERE ATMOSPHERIC FLUX TOWER  
SURFACE FLUX ATMOSPHERE ATMOSPHERIC FLUX TOWER  
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT ATMOSPHERE PRECIPITATION TOWER  
CONVECTION ATMOSPHERE ATMOSPHERIC WINDS TOWER  

Keywords - Place (with associated coordinates):

Region
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Site
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North South East West
Rondonia Ouro Preto do Oeste -10.28000 -62.87000

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