ECMWF analysis plots CARIBIC flight 163 from Canton to Manila on 8 September 2006

NOTE: WAS-samples were not collected this flight.


5-day backward: All // 8-9h / 9-10h / 10-11h
2-day forward: All

"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
06090800+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
06090806 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 composite on 8-9-2006 9 UTC
Global water vapour composite on 8-9-2006 9 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)