Met Office - Land Surface Observation Stations Data
Entry ID: BADC_UKMO_LAND_SURFACE

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Summary
Abstract: Daily measurements form a long-term record of historical weather
conditions. In contrast, hourly measurements allow the analysis of
current weather systems with hourly resolution.

The daily data is available from UK stations in 110 UK counties over
the period 1853 to present and is updated weekly.

The hourly data is for now available from stations in 110 ... View entire text
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Description: The Meteorological Office UK. Global weather services from the
UK.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.76   S: 49.2   E: 1.75   W: -8.08

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UK Meteorological Office
Dataset Title: Met Office - Land Surface Observation Stations Data
Dataset Release Place: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: British Atmospheric Data Centre
Online Resource: http://www.badc.rl.ac.uk/data/surface/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1853-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-07-31

Start Date: 1983-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-07-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 hour
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE > 100CM SOIL TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE > 10CM SOIL TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints The Met. Office wish to monitor the use of this data and require an
acknowledgement of the data source if they are used in any
publication. For these reasons the BADC does not make the data
available to anonymous users through these WWW pages. In order to gain
access to the data and accompanying software, please complete and sign
the conditions of use form. You will then be given FTP access to the
data directories from an account on a BADC computer. Please note that
the UK Meteorological Office data sets are available for bona fide
academic research only.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
British Atmospheric Data Centre, NERC Centres for Atmospheric Science, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BADC SUPPORT
Phone: +44 1235 446432
Fax: +44 1235 445848
Email: BADC at rl.ac.uk
Contact Address:
British Atmospheric Data Centre
Space Science Department
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
UK
City: Chilton
Province or State: Didcot
Postal Code: OX11 OQX
Country: UK
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-27
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