ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 533 from Munich to Cape Town on 14-15 February 2016


Trajectories



Note: air uplifted from southern Africa between 2-3h (samples 33-37, 39 )

5-day backward: All // 19-20h / 20-21h / 21-22h / 22-23h / 23-24h / 0-1h / 1-2h / 2-3h / 3-4h / 4-5h / 5-6h / 18-19h /
2-day forward: All

8-day backward WAS: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07 /08 /09 /10 /11 /12 /13 /14 /15 /16 /17 /18 /19 /20 /21 /22 /23 /24 /25 /26 /27 /28 /29 /30 /31 /32 /33 /34 /35 /36 /37 /38 /39 /40 /41 /42 /43 /44 /45
ALL WAS
8-day backward WAS volume: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07 /08 /09 /10 /11 /12 /13 /14 /15 /16 /17 /18 /19 /20 /21 /22 /23 /24 /25 /26 /27 /28 /29 /30 /31 /32 /33 /34 /35 /36 /37 /38 /39 /40 /41 /42 /43 /44 /45




"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
16021412+012 Total CC Low CC Medium CC High CC H2O column 6hr LS rec 6hr Con Prec


Pressure level maps
Level (hPa) 250 250 250 250 500 250 500 250 700
16021500 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
P P+tropop. geop.Z+tropop. PV PV+tropop. Pott.T Pott.T+tropop. T T+tropop. Wind speed Wind dir w=dp/dt H2O mix.ratio RH Cloud cover Liquid/Ice water
Model data interpolated along track: file1 (meteo)// file2 (clouds) // file3 (tropopause)