Atlantic Historical Tropical Storm Tracts 1920-29
Entry ID: h1920-29

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Summary
Abstract: This Atlantic historical hurricane data covers the entire Atlantic
and includes all storms (tropical storms and all categories of hurricanes). The
storm tracts are in the form of arcs.

Purpose: Data is courtesy of Chris Landsea (Colorado State University). The
North Atlantic 'best track' is maintained by the forecasters and researchers at
the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fl. Free access of this data and
documentation were provided by Dr. Robert Sheets - Dir. of NHC.

SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Direct Spatial Reference: Vector
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: Complete Chain
Point and Vector Object Count: 1732

SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - GEODETIC MODEL
Horizontal Datum Name: North American Datum 1927
Ellipsoid Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major Axis: 6378206.4
Denominator of Flattening Ratio: 294.98

NATIVE: ArcView version 3.0a i:\cis\id\alabama\data\h1920-29.shp
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 61.0   S: 9.5   E: -10.1   W: -100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Chris Landsea (Colorado State University).
Dataset Title: Atlantic Historical Tropical Storm Tracts 1920-29
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Charleston, SC
Dataset Publisher: NOAA Coastal Services Center
Data Presentation Form: Map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1920-01-01
Stop Date: 1929-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: The accuracy of the attributes in this dataset is
unknown.

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: The data is believed to be logically consistent.

COMPLETENESS REPORT: This dataset is complete.

HORIZONTAL POSITIONAL ACCURACY REPORT: Unknown

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Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: none

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Users of this data must assume responsibility for
determining proper use. The distributors assume no liability for the data.

CUSTOM ORDER PROCESS: Contact NOAA Coastal Services Center's Clearinghouse
Manager and request a copy of the Alabam Coastal Hazards Assessment CD-Rom.
Alternatively, fill out a CSC Product Request Form at
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/clearinghouse/
Use Constraints unknown
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Coastal Services Center, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.csc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CLEARINGHOUSE MANAGER NOAA COASTAL SERVICES CENTER
Phone: (843)740-1210
Fax: (843)740-1224
Email: clearinghouse at csc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
2234 South Hobson Avenue
City: Charleston
Province or State: SC
Postal Code: 29405-2413
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (843)740-1210
Fax: (843)740-1224
Email: clearinghouse at csc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
2234 South Hobson Avenue
City: Charleston
Province or State: SC
Postal Code: 29405-2413
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1997-11-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-23
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