Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory Meteorological Data
Entry ID: mvco_weather

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Abstract: The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has built the Martha's
Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO) near South Beach in Edgartown,
Massachusetts. The project was initiated by scientists in the Coastal
and Ocean Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (COFDL) at WHOI, who will use the
observatory to study coastal atmospheric and oceanic processes.

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Description: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory Meteorological Data - Shore Lab & South
Beach. Data are stored either in a summary file (MetDat_s) or in the file that
is named according to the instrument package that logged the data (eg.,
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.36   S: 41.35   E: -70.52   W: -70.53
Max Altitude: 12.5 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-06-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Every 20 minutes
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
Use Constraints The data available here are intended solely for scholarly use by the academic
and scientific community, with the express understanding that any such use will
properly acknowledge the originating Investigator. Anyone wishing to use MVCO
data in a presentation, report, thesis or publication should contact the
originating PI. It is expected that all customary courtesies and privileges
attached to data use will be strictly honored. Use or reproduction of any
material herein for any commercial purpose is prohibited without prior written
permission from the MVCO Data Management Office. The complete copyright
information is available at
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Originating Center
Data Center
Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2573
Email: jfredericks at
Contact Address:
Bigelow 407
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP; FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII; JGOFS format
Fees: none
Phone: 508-289-2573
Email: jfredericks at
Contact Address:
Bigelow 407
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-09-02
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