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MADIS ABO Variables


Numeric

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Code       Name                                Units      Max          Notes      Database  
                                                       QC Level*                 FSL  AWIPS
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DD        wind direction                       deg          1            1        X     X
FF        wind speed                           m/s          1            1        X     X
U         u wind component                     m/s          1            1        X     X
V         v wind component                     m/s          1            1        X     X
T         air temperature                      K            2            2        X     X
TV        virtual temperature                  kg/kg        2            2        X     X
TD        dewpoint temperature                 K            2            3        X     X
RH        relative humidity                    %            2            3        X     X
Q         specific humidity                    kg/kg        2            3        X     X
DPD       dewpoint depression                  K            2            3        X     X
AH        absolute humidity                    g/(m**3)     2            3        X     X
WVMR      water vapor mixing ratio             g/kg         2            3        X     X
REPWVQC   reported water vapor QC              code         0            4        X     X
RHPROBE   rh in probe                                       0            4        X     
RH1       rh sensor 1                          %            0           19,20     X
RH2       rh sensor 2                          %            0           19,20     X
RHUNCER   rh uncertainty                       %            0           19,20     X
TDUNCER   dewpoint uncertainty                 K            0           19,20     X
MACH      mach number                                       0            4        X     
TASPEED   true air speed                       m/s          1           19        X
MEDEDR    median eddy dissipation rate         m**(2/3)/s   1            5,21,22  X     
MAXEDR    maximum eddy dissipation rate        m**(2/3)/s   1            5,21,22  X     
VACC      vertical acceleration                m/s/s        0                     X     
PEAKVG    peak vertical gust                   m/s          0                     X      
TURBIDX   turbulence index                     code         1           17,21,22  X     X
HT        pressure altitude                    m            2            6        X     X
GPSHT     geometric height determined by GPS   m            0           19        X
BAROHT    barometric-corrected height          m            0            6        X
P         pressure                             Pa           2            6        X     X
LAT       latitude                             deg N        1                     X     X
LON       longitude                            deg E        1                     X     X
HEAD      heading                              deg          0                     X     
FLPHASE   phase of flight                      code         0           16        X     X
ICECOND   icing condition                      code         1           12,21     X
ROLL      aircraft roll angle flag             code         0            7        X     X
TINT      time interpolation indicator         code         0            8        X      
LINT      location interpolation indicator     code         0            8        X      
DINT      decoding-correction indicator        code         0            9        X      
LTINT     loc./time interpolation indicator    code         0            8              X
RMEDEDR   reported median EDR                  m**(2/3)/s   0            5        X      
RMAXEDR   reported maximum EDR                 m**(2/3)/s   0            5        X      
REPRH     reported rh                                       0            4        X      
TPREC     temperature precision                K            0                           X
LLSPEC    original specification of lat/lon    code         0           15              X
PLATTYP   data platform type                   code         0           13        X     X
DATASRC   source that provided the data        code         0           14        X     X

Character

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Code       Name                                Character               Notes      Database
                                               Size                              FSL  AWIPS
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REPGSTA   reporting ground station             4                        10        X     X
ORIGAPT   originating airport                  6                        10        X
DESTAPT   destination airport                  6                        10        X
RCPTIME   receipt time                         9                        11        X     X
TRBTIME   time of maximum turbulence           9                        19        X
FLNUM     flight number                       13                                        X


*The QC information is only available with the FSL database.


Last updated 16 March 2017