ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 361 from Frankfurt to Caracas on 24 October 2011



Upward transport may be anticipated around 11 UT .. yet to be confirmed by the trajectories

Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 9-10h / 10-11h / 11-12h / 12-13h / 13-14h / 14-15h / 15-16h / 16-17h / 17-18h / 18-19h / 19-20h /
2-day forward: All
8-day backward WAS: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07 /08 /09 /10 /11 /12 /13 /14
/ALL WAS
8-day backward WAS volume: 01 /02 /03 /04 /05 /06 /07 /08 /09 /10 /11 /12 /13 /14





"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
11102400+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
11102412 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)