ECMWF analysis plots for CARIBIC flight 284 from Frankfurt to Vancouver on 27 August 2009




Trajectories

5-day backward: All // 12-13h / 13-14h / 14-15h / 15-16h / 16-17h / 17-18h / 18-19h / 19-20h / 20-21h / 21-22h /
2-day forward: All



"Surface" maps
Level (hPa) - - - - - - -
09082712+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
09082718 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 27-8-2009 at 12, 15, 18 and 21 UTC
Global water vapour composites on 27-8-2009 at 12, 15, 18 and 21 UTC
(Courtesy of SSEC at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Graduate School.)