Convective Sigmets
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00644

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Summary
Abstract: Convective Sigmet maps cover the contiguous U.S. and are produced monthly. These maps are provided as an aid in evaluating the impact of thunderstorms on the U.S. Airspace System using the methods developed by Slemmer and Silberberg (2004). Convective Sigmets (CSIG) are issued by NOAA's Aviation Weather Center as a means of advising aircraft pilots of convective activity that is deemed hazardous ... View entire text

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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Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Convective Sigmets
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Dataset Release Place: Asheville, North Carolina
Dataset Publisher: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/resear...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
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
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/

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
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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