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NOAA Weather ChartsEntry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00462
Abstract: NOAA Weather Charts is a CD-ROM product archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Most of these regional and global weather charts were prepared by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) and its predecessor agencies, and archived by the NCDC. The NCDC archive of weather charts extends back as early as 1899 for the U.S. Daily Weather Map series. The archive for ... Constant Pressure (Upper Air) and North American Surface charts begins in March 1942. Subsequent charts have been added or deleted since then. The original archive consisted of paper charts which were later placed on microfilm. Microfilm was the official archive media through September 1994, when archival on computer digital media began. Selections include the following recent chart types, but are not limited to them. 1) Chart Series - Surface and Upper Air Weather Charts A) North America: Constant Pressure B) N Hemisphere: Constant Pressure C) North America: Surface D) N Hemisphere: Surface E) S Hemisphere: Constant Pressure 2) Chart Series - Initial Analysis and Forecast Charts A) North America: 500 mb Heights/VorticityB) N Hemisphere: 500 mb Heights/Vorticity C) N Hemisphere: Mean Relative Humidity/Vertical Velocity D) N Hemisphere: Surface Analysis/1000-500 mb Thickness E) S Hemisphere: Surface Analysis/1000-500 mb Thickness 3) Chart Series - Tropical Strip/Precipitation and Observed Weather Charts A) Tropical Strip: Constant Pressure B) Tropical Strip: Surface C) Composite Moisture Index D) Observed Precipitation, Snowfall, and Temperature E) Radar Summary F) Weather Depiction G) Winds Aloft.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: chart
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Pricing is dependent on customer order specifications. Please contact NCDC for information on
fees and terms for retrieving the Data Set or Product.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: NOAA Weather Charts
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: publicationOnline Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Start Date: 1899-01-01
ATMOSPHERE > ALTITUDE > GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > PRESSURE THICKNESS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > SURFACE PRESSURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > CONVERGENCE/DIVERGENCE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > VORTICITY
ATMOSPHERE > CLOUDS > CLOUD PROPERTIES > CLOUD FREQUENCY
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION
CLIMATE INDICATORS > ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS > HUMIDITY INDICES
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
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
Distribution Format: CD-ROM
Fees: Please See Summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21