ECMWF analysis plots CARIBIC flight 139 from Sao Paulo to Santiago de Chile on 21 February 2006




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) - - - - - - -
06022100+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
06022112 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 21-02-2006 12 UTC
Global water vapour composite on 21-02-2006 12 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)