ECMWF plots for CARIBIC flight 18 May 2000 to Windhoek


Trajectories
5-day backward: All
2-day forward: All


Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
00051818+006 Total CC Low CC Medium CC High CC H2O column 6hr LS Prec 6hr Con Prec




Pressure level maps
Level (hPa) 250 250 250 500 250 500 250 700
00051818+006 PV Wind W W Spec hum RH RH EpotT


Vertical X-sections (Note that aircraft ascent was absent in the flight data)
000518 time vs P 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 H2O mix.ratio Cloud cover Liquid/Ice water
Model data along track: file1// file2 (cloud parameters)


Satellite imagery
Global infrared cloud composite on 19-05-2000 0 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)