ECMWF analysis plots CARIBIC flight 135 from Sao Paulo to Santiago de Chile on 15 December 2005




Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 11-12h / 12-13h / 13-14h / 14-15h
8-day backward WAS: 15 / 16 / 17
8-day backward WAS-volume: 15 / 16 / 17
2-day forward All






"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
05121500+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
05121512 PV Z Wind W W Spec hum RH RH EpotT


Vertical X-sections
Time vs Pressure 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 15-12-2005 12 UTC
Global water vapour composite on 15-12-2005 12 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)