ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 267 from Caracas to Frankfurt on (22-)23 April 2009


Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 22-23h / 23-24h / 0-1h / 1-2h / 2-3h / 3-4h / 4-5h / 5-6h / 6-7h / 7-8h
8-day backward WAS: 15 /16 /17 /18 /19 /20 /21 /22 /23 /24 /25 /26 /27 /28
8-day backward WAS volume: 15 /16 /17 /18 /19 /20 /21 /22 /23 /24 /25 /26 /27 /28
2-day forward: All

"Surface" maps
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Level (hPa) - - - - - -
09042212+012 Total CC Low CC Medium CC High CC H2O column 6hr LS Prec 6hr Con Prec
09042300+006 Total CC Low CC Medium CC High CC H2O column 6hr LS Prec 6hr Con Prec

Pressure level maps
Level (hPa) 250 250 250 250 500 250 500 250 700
09042300 PV Z Wind W W Spec hum RH RH EpotT
09042306 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 23-4-2009 at 0, 3, and 6 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)