Sahel Standardized Rainfall Index (20-8N, 20W-10E)
Entry ID: JISAO_SAHEL_RAINFALL_INDEX

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Summary
Abstract: The University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the
Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) offers standardized rainfall index data
for the Sahelian zone of northern Africa. The averaging region is
based on the rotated principal component analysis of average June
through September African rainfall presented in Janowiak (1988,
J. Climate, 1, 240-255). Stations within 20-8N, 20W-10E are obtained
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Description: Sahel Standardized Rainfall Index (20-8N, 20W-10E)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 20.0   S: 8.0   E: 10.0   W: -20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Dataset Title: Sahel Standardized Rainfall Index (20-8N, 20W-10E)
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Online Resource: http://jisao.washington.edu/data_sets/sahel/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-03-31
Instrument
RAIN GAUGES Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset originator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ASCII
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
Publications/References
Janowiak, 1988, J. Climate, 1, 240-255.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-13
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