CLPX-Model: Rapid Update Cycle 40km (RUC-40) Model Output Reduced Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0211

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Summary
Abstract: The Rapid Update Cycle, version 2 at 40km (RUC-2, known to the Cold Land Processes community as RUC40) model is a Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System (MAPS) data set that uses the Model Output Reduced Data Set (MORDS) version. This data set has been subsetted for use in the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX). The data are in a 40 km (approximate) Lambertian latitude/longitude grid ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.57   S: 38.39   E: -103.97   W: -108.62

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Arsenault, K.
Dataset Title: CLPX-Model: Rapid Update Cycle 40km (RUC-40) Model Output Reduced Data
Dataset Release Date: 2004-02-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0211
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-10-01
Stop Date: 2003-06-30
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SNOW > ACCUMULATED SNOW Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
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Models Ancillary Description
Quality All data has undergone QC/QA.
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Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 70 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301 286 9176
Email: kristi at hsb.gsfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Hydrological Sciences Branch (Code 974.1)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. J. Brundage, D. Devenyi, B. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith, and F.-J. Wang. 1996. The 40-km 40-level version of MAPS/RUC. Preprints, 11th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, 161-163. Bleck, R., and S.G. Benjamin. 1993. Regional weather prediction with a model combining terrain-following and isentropic coordinates. Part I: model ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-23
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