This page gives access to meteo information prepared by KNMI (Peter van Velthoven) for the SCAVEX experiments that took place in April-May 2001 and April 2002 from Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
The plots are based on ECMWF model analyses.
NOTE: The unit in the plots of ECMWF liquid and ice water content is wrong: it
should be kg/kg instead of kg/m3.
The unit of the Falcon liquid water content is 0.01 kg/m3 (10 g/m3), i.e. I have multiplied the values in the datafiles by 0.1.
|a1||5 April 2001||Stratosphere+low level clouds|
|a2||11 April 2001||Clouds northeast of trough (complex turning wind profile)|
|a3||18 April 2001||Stratosphere+cloud layer+perhaps outflow of uplift|
|a4||25 April 2001||Thin foehn layer affected by subsidence +lee waves|
|a5||2 May 2001||EW, some North African air (uninteresting?)|
|a6||3 May 2001||Possibly foehni outflow +lee waves + air from West Atlantic and North African lowermost troposphere|
|a7||4 May 2001||Occasionally clouds? + Some North African air|
|b1||11 April 2002||Large scale uplift in cloud system over North Italy (interesting case!)|
|b2||22 April 2002||Profiles in frontal cloud band and trough (stratosphere)|
|b3||23 April 2002||High cloud band|
|b4||24 April 2002||EW flight below trough and through frontal clouds north of Alps|