ECMWF analysis plots CARIBIC flight 128 from Santiago de Chile to Sao Paulo on 5 October 2005


Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 16-17h / 17-18h / 18-19h / 19-20h
8-day backward per 15 minutes: 16h24-16h38 / 16h39-16h53 / 16h54-17h08 / 17h09-17h23 / 17h24-17h38 / 17h39-17h53 / 17h54-18h08 / 18h09-18h23 / 18h24-18h38 / 18h39-18h53 / 18h54-19h08
8-day backward WAS: 18 / 19 / 20
8-day backward WAS-volume: 18 / 19 / 20
2-day forward: All


"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
05100512+006 Total CC Low CC Medium CC High CC H2O column 6hr LS Prec 6hr Con Prec


Pressure level maps
Level (hPa) 250 250 250 250 500 250 500 250 700
05100518 PV Z Wind W W Spec hum RH RH EpotT


Vertical X-sections
time vs P PV Eq pot T Spec hum RH Wetb potT U V W Cloud water Cloud ice Cloud cover


ECMWF and measured parameters as a function of UT
Pressure PV Pott. T T Wind speed Wind dir w=dp/dt H2O mix.ratio RH Cloud cover Liquid/Ice water
Model data along track: file1// file2 (cloud parameters)


Satellite imagery
Global infrared cloud composite on 5-10-2005 18 UTC
Global water vapour composite on 5-10-2005 18 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)