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Upper-air Station Information

Network Maps - Maps showing station locations

Fact Sheet - Information on radiosondes

Publications

NWSM 10 1401 Rawinsonde Observations This upper air manual replaces NWS Observing Handbook #10, Rawinsonde Observations, dated October, 2005.

Scroll down to "NDS 10-14 Upper Air Program" and then select, "10-1401 Rawinsonde Observations". The file is in PDF format.

Engineering Documentation - Modification notes, maintenance schedules, handbooks, and information on upper-air expendables and equipment stock numbers

Background - History of upper-air observations

 

Special Studies

 

Identifying Erroneous Data in Upper air Soundings

 

Seasonal Changes in Temperature Data Errors

 

Observations of significant variations in radiosonde ascent rates above 20 km. A preliminary report.

 

Significant Variations of Radiosonde Ascent Rates Observed Above a Severe Tornadic Thunderstorm