Cyclone Tracks - Extratropical N. Hemisphere (DSI-9616)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00065

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Summary
Abstract: Cyclone Tracks - Extratropical N. Hemisphere is a historical digital data set archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The major data variables and parameters are twelve hour positions with direction and speed of movements. The extratropical cyclone movements were digitized from NMC 6-hourly northern hemisphere cyclone position maps. However, the file only contains the 12-hourly positions. A related file is 9629 (C00290) which was prepared for all pressure centers (cyclones and anti cyclones) from the Northern Hemisphere historical map series for the period January 1899 through June 1939.

Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Related URL
Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 0.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Cyclone Tracks - Extratropical N. Hemisphere (DSI-9616)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1965-05-01
Stop Date: 1974-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: The 6-hourly positions were digitized off the NMC Northern Hemisphere cyclone charts ... View entire text
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of current NOAA quality control procedures. NOAA can only certify that the data provided to its customers is an authentic copy of the records which were accepted for inclusion in NOAA archives. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ______DSI-9616 ____

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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