NASA Global Atmospheric Sampling Program (GASP) (DSI-9704)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00249

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Summary
Abstract: The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has, in archive, digital data from the historical NASA Global Atmospheric Sampling Program (GASP). The GASP program began in 1972 with a feasibility study of the concept of using commercial airliners in routine service to obtain atmospheric data. While GASP was operational, from March 1975 to June 1979, NASA obtained data with instruments placed aboard a ... 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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Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).
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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: NASA Global Atmospheric Sampling Program (GASP) (DSI-9704)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www4.ncdc.noaa.gov/ol/documentlibrary/datasets.html#TD9704
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Stop Date: 1983-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 60 Minutes
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > NITRATE PARTICLES Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > PARTICULATE MATTER Parameter Definition
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Platform
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
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
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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-9704 ____

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
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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