ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 312 from Osaka to Frankfurt on 24 September 2010



Note: originally I thought there were 43 WAS samples - Tanja Schuck corrected this in May 2011 to 7 samples only.

Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 1-2h / 2-3h / 3-4h / 4-5h / 5-6h / 6-7h / 7-8h / 8-9h / 9-10h / 10-11h / 11-12h / 12-13h
8-day backward WAS: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07
8-day backward WAS volume: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07
2-day forward: All



"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
10092400+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
10092406 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)

Satellite imagery
Global infrared cloud composites on 24-9-2010 at 3, 6, 9 and 12 UTC
Global water vapour composites on 24-9-2010 at 3, 6, 9 and 12 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)