Extreme Weather and Climate Events
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00508

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Summary
Abstract: Extreme Weather and Climate Events is a web page at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Extreme Weather and Climate Events web site links to some of the more interesting NCDC web pages. Links are provided to US Hurricanes, Heavy Precipitation, Temperature Extremes and Drought, US Tornadoes, Worldwide Weather and Climate Events, Historical Global Extremes, Satellite Images, US Radar Composites, Climatic Data, US Local Storm Reports, Climate Monitoring, El Nino/La Nina, Global Climate Change, and Billion Dollar Weather Disasters. Tabular data, maps, radar images, technical papers, and other work are presented in these web pages.

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: web page

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition

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Geographic Coverage
 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: Extreme Weather and Climate Events
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Dataset Release Place: Asheville, NC
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center
Data Presentation Form: web page
Online Resource: http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/severeweather/extremes.html


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY >LIGHTNING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >DROUGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FOG    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FREEZE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FROST    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >LIGHTNING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >MONSOONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TORNADOES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TYPHOONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >PRESSURE ANOMALIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE PROFILES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPORATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VERTICAL WIND MOTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >ACID RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >FREEZING RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HAIL    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION ANOMALIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SLEET    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >EROSION/SEDIMENTATION >LANDSLIDES    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY >TOPOGRAPHIC EFFECTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES >SHORELINE DISPLACEMENT    [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES >STORM SURGE    [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES >TIDAL HEIGHT    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >STORM SURGE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >TSUNAMIS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WIND WAVES    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
OCEANS >TIDES >STORM SURGE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >INFRARED WAVELENGTHS    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >LAKES    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RUNOFF    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >STAGE HEIGHT    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATER DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >TOPOGRAPHIC WAVES
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >DROUGHTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >FLOODS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >HEAT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >LANDSLIDES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >SEVERE STORMS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TORNADOES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >CYCLONES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >HURRICANES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >SEVERE CYCLONIC STORMS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >TYPHOONS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >TSUNAMIS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ELEVATION


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


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


Keywords
GLOBAL
GOSIC
G3OS/


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce    [Information]
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



Distribution
Distribution_Format: Varies
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Personnel
NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
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: 2013-01-24

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