ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 182 from Frankfurt to Canton on 6-7 March 2007






Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 21-22h / 22-23h / 23-24h / 0-1h / 1-2h / 2-3h / 3-4h / 4-5h / 5-6h / 6-7h / 7-8h / 8-9h
8-day backward WAS: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14
8-day backward WAS-volume: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14
2-day forward: All

"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
07030612+012 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
07030700 PV Z Wind W W Spec hum RH RH EpotT



Vertical X-sections
Pressure versus time 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 composites on 6-3-2007 21 and 7-3-2007 6 UTC
Global water vapour composites on 6-3-2007 21 and 7-3-2007 6 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)