Geostrophic Wind Climatology for Canada and its Adjacent Waters
Entry ID: CANEMRCCRSGWC

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Summary
Abstract: This is a gridded dataset of geostrophic winds using daily gridded surface
pressure data from the Fleet Numerical Oceanography Centre (FNOC). The results,
on a 381 km grid, encompass Canada (including its high arctic locations) and
its adjacent waters. MSC uses the FNOC gridded pressure data to develop a wind
analysis. It is updated every 2 to 3 years.This data is currently ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.0   E: -52.0   W: -142.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada
Dataset Title: Geostrophic Wind Climatology for Canada and its Adjacent Waters
Dataset Series Name: Marine Climate Directory, Datasets and Services
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1946-01-01
Stop Date: 1987-01-01
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints noneOffline_Option Offline_Media
Originating Center
Data Center
Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.msc-smc.ec.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: VAL SWAIL
Phone: +01-416-739-4347
Fax: +01-416-739-5700
Email: Val.Swail at ec.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Climate Research Branch
4905 Dufferin Street
City: Downsview
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M3H 5T4
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Yes.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-416-739-4347
Fax: +01-416-739-5700
Email: Val.Swail at ec.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Climate Research Branch
4905 Dufferin Street
City: Downsview
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M3H 5T4
Country: Canada
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-07-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-01-31
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