upper air by WOil0uwJ

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									How do we find out what’s going on
       above the surface?
Radiosonde Observations
Launching a Radiosonde…
                          Helium Balloon




Instrument Package
NOAA/NWS Wind Profiler Network
Commercial Aircraft Reports: ACARS, PIREPs




                               Example: Turbulence
Radar: VAD Winds (Horizontal Winds)
GOES Satellite Cloud Drift Winds
Visualizing Upper-Air Data: Horizontal View
Visualizing Upper-Air Data: Soundings
Visualizing Upper-Air Data: Time-Height




                     Time

								
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