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CLPX NOAA FSL Rapid Update Cycle 20 km (RUC-20) Dataset
Entry ID: NSIDC-0180

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Summary
Abstract: The Rapid Update Cycle analysis/model system at a 20-km horizontal resolution (RUC20) provides short-range numerical weather guidance for general forecasting, as well as for the special short-term needs of aviation and severe-weather forecasting. This data set consists of 60 meteorological and soil parameters at 50 computational levels.
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Description: FTP
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 54.0   S: 24.0   E: 66.0   W: -126.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cline, D., G. Fall, and A. Nilsson.
Dataset Title: CLPX NOAA FSL Rapid Update Cycle 20 km (RUC-20) Dataset
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0180
Dataset Release Date: 2004-02-02
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0180
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-09-30
Stop Date: 2003-09-30
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > ALBEDO Parameter Definition
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > ALBEDO Parameter Definition
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Platform
MODELS
Quality Known gaps in these data are listed in the metadata. However, there still may be unknown gaps in these data that are unaccounted for in the metadata. The responsibility for checking data continuity is left to the user.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 570 GB
Distribution Format: GRIB

Distribution Media: HTTPS
Distribution Size: 570 GB
Distribution Format: GRIB
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 952 361 6610 x252
Fax: 952 361 6634
Email: cline at nohrsc.nws.gov
Contact Address:
National Weather Service
National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
1735 Lake Drive W.
City: Chanhassen
Province or State: MN
Postal Code: 55317
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18


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