African Historical Precipitation Data(DSI-9799)Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00006
Abstract: African Historical Precipitation Data is digital data set DSI-9799, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This data is a collection from various sources of data from Africa, including publications, hand-written data secured from visiting scientists, and visits to African nations. The activity was supported by funds provided by the Agency for International Development (AID). The geographic coverage is selected stations from Africa in the following regions: Subequatorial, Tropical West, Sahel, Horn. Not included are most of northern and southern Africa. The time period covered is variable; earliest is 1850 and latest is 1984. The major parameter is sequential monthly total precipitation (mm).
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: African Historical Precipitation Data(DSI-9799)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital dataOnline Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Start Date: 1850-01-01Stop Date: 1984-12-31
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Not derived from another source.
PROCESS DATE: Unknown
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None
DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of current NOAA quality control procedures. NOAA can only certify that the data provided to its customers is an authentic copy of the records which were accepted for inclusion in NOAA archives. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21