Summary of Winds Aloft - WBAN 120
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00145

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Summary
Abstract: Summary of Winds Aloft - WBAN 120 is a historical manuscript set archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). These forms consist of wind direction and wind speed at specified heights above the surface obtained from pibals and rawinsonds. These are listed by station, year, month, day, and by hour of observation. Scheduled hours of observations changed on June 1, 1957 from 03, 09, 15 and ... View entire text

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: manuscript

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Related URL
Description: This dataset can be viewed at the NOAA NCDC physical archives database. Search "WB-120" in the Collections Field.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: -15.0   E: -60.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Summary of Winds Aloft - WBAN 120
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: manuscript
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1921-04-01
Stop Date: 1976-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Unknown
PROCESS DATE: Unknown
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/

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.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-12-03
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