Northeast Brazil rainfall anomaly index
Entry ID: JISAO_BRAZIL_RAINFALL_ANOMALY

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Summary
Abstract: The University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere
and Ocean (JISAO) offers a Northeast Brazil rainfall anomaly index dataset.
The record for 1849-2002 is from Fortaleza and Quixeramobim rain gauge
measurements from the NCAR World Monthly Surface Station Climatolgy.

The Fortaleza (3.7S, 38.5W) and Quixeramobim (5.3S, 39.3W) records span
1849-2002 and 1896-2002, ... View entire text
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Description: Access to Brazil precipitation anomaly data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -3.0   S: -3.0   E: -39.0   W: -39.0
  N: -5.0   S: -5.0   E: -39.0   W: -39.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Dataset Title: Northeast Brazil rainfall anomaly index
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Online Resource: http://www.jisao.washington.edu/data/brazil/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1849-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Instrument
RAIN GAUGES Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset originator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PS
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-06-30
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