Atmospheric Absorption/Emission Observations - AFGL Program (DSI-9703)Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00057
Abstract: Atmospheric Absorption/Emission Observations is historical digital data set DSI-9703, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This data file contains a compilation developed by the U.S. Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (AFGL) for spectroscopic data of several gases occurring naturally in the terrestrial atmosphere. The gases included in this compilation are carbon dioxide, ozone, ... nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, water vapor, methane and oxygen. The spectral region covered extends from one micrometer to the far infrared and data are presented on more than 100,000 spectral lines. These line data are sufficient to calculate infrared and visible transmissions through atmospheric paths. The major parameters included in the data file are line center, transition intensity, half-width, lower-state energy, upper vibration level, lower vibration level, upper rotational quantum, lower rotational quantum, isotope code, and molecular identification.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Atmospheric Absorption/Emission Observations - AFGL Program (DSI-9703)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital dataOnline Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Start Date: 1980-02-01Stop Date: 1987-05-31
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > CARBON MONOXIDE
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > NITROGEN OXIDES
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > TROPOSPHERIC OZONE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > ABSORPTION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > ATMOSPHERIC EMITTED RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > TRANSMITTANCE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > CARBON DIOXIDE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > METHANE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS > OZONE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS
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: 2006-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21