Global Upper Air (DS-63xx) (CARDS)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00384

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Summary
Abstract: Global Upper Air is a family of products and archived digital data sets at the National Climatic
Data Center (NCDC). All are meteorological upper air data. CARDS stands for Comprehensive Aerological Data Set.
The goal of the CARDS project has been to produce global upper air data sets based on daily (up to four per day)
radiosonde observations suitable for use in ... View entire text

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   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: Global Upper Air (DS-63xx) (CARDS)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/cab/igra/index.php
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1945-10-16
Platform
RADIOSONDES Ancillary Description
Instrument
RADIOSONDES Ancillary Description
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
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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-63xx ____

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
Distribution
Distribution Format: To be determined
Fees: Please See Summary
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: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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