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Rocket Sonde Data

Rocket sonde temperature and wind measurements from 48 locations are available on the ftp server at /sparc/rocket/. Mark Baldwin processed the data and converted them from their orginal format into netcdf. The README file contains further information.

List of Rocket Stations

STATION NAMECountryLatLonSTATION NUMBER/S (WBAN,WMO)#Years With Data
Aberporth,Wales03502121971
Antigua17N61W78861,1160414421963-1977,1979-1990
Arenosillo,Spain37N6W083841101968-1973
Ascencion IslandAFB8S14W61902,5010125801962-1977,1979-1990
Barking Sand, HawaiiUSA22N159W91162,2250928121960,1962-1990
Cape Kennedy, FloridaUSA28N80W74794,1286843621960-1977,1979-1990
Eglin AFB, FloridaUSA30N86W13858,722211381960,1962-1966,1968
Eleuthera Island25N76W1271311965
Eniwetok11N162E41601,91250351960,1961,1966,1967
Fairbanks, AlaskaUSA65N148W2640311964
Ft.Churchill,Canada58N93W15901,72913,7191320551960-1962,1964-1979
Ft.Greely, AlaskaUSA64N145W26406,7026612221960-1972
Ft.Sherman9N80W10720,78783,7880115491966-1979
Gan,Maldive Islands41S73E41350321969,1970
Grand Turk Island21N71W127142231963-1966
Green River, UtahUSA39N110W72477,93132801964,1968-1973
Harp,Seawell,Barbados13N59W11503,78954811966-1968
Heiss Island,USSR80N58E200464071957-1959,1962-1975
Highwater,Canada45N72W04794141967
Holloman AFB,New Mexico33N106W23002471959-1961
Kerguelen49S70E61998231973-1975
Kindley AFB,Bermuda32N64W78016,13601271962,1963,1966,1970
Kwajalein8N167E91366,4060418611963-1966,1969-1992
McMurdo Sound,Antartica78S167E87601281962-1963
Marchiquita,Argentina37S57W87689581969-1973,1976
Molodeznaja67S46E895422231969-1975
Natal,Brazil5S35W82599791969-1976
Poker Flats,AlaskaUSA65N147W701928241972-1979
Primrose Lake,Canada54N110W74124,71124,2512914241964,1967-1987,1989-1991
Pt Barrow, AlaskaUSA71N157W2750461961
Pt Mugu, CaliforniaUSA34N119W72391,9311137851960-1990
Ryori,Japan39N475133421970-1972,1979-1988
San Nicolas Island, CAUSA33N110W7229191968-1970,1985
San Salvador Island24N75W12716121963,1964
Shemya AFB52N174E704147121975-1986
Ship Sierra0000111966
Tartagal,Argentina23S64W52601121966
Thule,Greenland76N68W04202,1760212031965-1980
Thumba,India8N77W30703,433731201966,1967,1970-1975
Tonopah, NevadaUSA38N116W03132,724851131960-1968
Uchinoura,Japan31N131E43330,4784971967,1968
Volgograd48N44E345603061965-1975
Wallops Island, VAUSA38N75W72402,1375531491960-1989
West Geirinish,Scotland57N7W15043,030232271965-1972,1974-1980
White Sands, New MexicoUSA32N106W72269,2303948571959-1984,1986
Woomera,Australia31S136E94659791962-1966,1970-1972
Yuma, ArizonaUSA33N114W03125261966,1967
Zurf WSMR, New MexicoUSA34N107W2315651967