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MADIS ACARS-Profiles Variables


Numeric

Notes

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Code       Name                                Units      Max     Notes      Max Number   Database
                                                       QC Level*              of Levels  FSL  AWIPS
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Profiles                                                            1           200
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DD        wind direction                       deg          1       2                     X     X
FF        wind speed                           m/s          1       2                     X     X
U         u wind component                     m/s          1       2                     X     X
V         v wind component                     m/s          1       2                     X     X
T         air temperature                      K            2       3                     X     X
TV        virtual temperature                  kg/kg        2       3                     X     X
TD        dewpoint temperature                 K            2       4                     X     X
RH        relative humidity                    %            2       4                     X     X
Q         specific humidity                    kg/kg        2       4                     X     X
DPD       dewpoint depression                  K            2       4                     X     X
AH        absolute humidity                    g/(m**3)     2       4                     X     X
WVMR      water vapor mixing ratio             g/kg         2       4                     X     X
REPWVQC   reported water vapor QC              code         0       5                     X     X
RH1       rh sensor 1                          %            0      13,14                  X
RH2       rh sensor 2                          %            0      13,14                  X
RHUNCER   rh uncertainty                       %            0      13,14                  X
TDUNCER   dewpoint uncertainty                 K            0      13,14                  X
MEDEDR    median eddy dissipation rate         m**(2/3)/s   1      15,16                  X     
MAXEDR    maximum eddy dissipation rate        m**(2/3)/s   1      15,16                  X     
TURBIDX   turbulence index                     code         1       6,15,16               X     X
HT        pressure altitude                    m            2       7                     X     X
GPSHT     geometric height determined by GPS   m            0      13                     X
BAROHT    barometric-corrected height          m            0       7                     X
P         pressure                             Pa           2       7                     X     X
LAT       track latitude                       deg N        1                             X     X
LON       track longitude                      deg E        1                             X     X
ICECOND   icing condition                      code         1       8,15                  X
ROLL      aircraft roll angle flag             code         0       9                     X     X
TDAYSEC   ob. time in sec. since midnight UTC               0                             X     X


Single-level Observations
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DATASRC   source that provided the data        code         0      10                     X    
PRFTYPE   profile type                         code         0      11                     X     X

Character (all single-level)

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Code       Name                                Character               Notes      Database
                                               Size                              FSL  AWIPS
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STALOC    airport location                     51                       12        X
FLNUM     flight number                        13                                       X
TAILNUM   tail number                          12 (FSL) 9 (AWIPS)                 X     X




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



Last updated 16 March 2017