ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 261 from Madras to Frankfurt on 12-13 December 2008


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
2-day forward: All

"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
08121212+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
08121300 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 12-12-2008 at 21 UTC, and 13-12-2008 0, 3 and 6 UTC
Global water vapour composites on 12-12-2008 at 21 UTC, and 13-12-2008 0, 3 and 6 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)