Satellite-based Nowcasting and Aviation Program


wvssii vs rawinsonde RH
Figure 4 - Scatter plot showing inter-comparison of WVSS-II and co-located rawinsonde Specific Humidity reports for all levels for all observation intercomparison periods (left) and period from 27 April-10 May 2010 at Rockford, IL. . Color coded by aircraft. Marker size indicates time spread between WVSS-II and rawinsonde observations larger markers indicate matchups that are closer in time. Ascents presented as solid squares, descents by open squares. Statistics included in lower right.

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