Left: Vertical cross section of wind direction (upper panel) and wind speed (lower panel) along the flight track. Right: ECMWF geopotential height at 500 hPa with sensitive area prediction (shaded), and flight track of the DLR Falcon.
Number of profiles: 281 Number of good values: 8832 Mean number of good values per profile: 31
Left: Height distribution of lidar data. Right: Histogram of measured wind speeds.