Terrestrial Air Temperature and Precipitation: Monthly and Annual Time Series (1950 - 1999)
Entry ID: GES_DISC_WILLMOTT_MATSUURA_V1.02

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Summary
Abstract: Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN version 2) and Legates and Willmott's (1990a and b) station records of monthly and annual mean air temperature (T) and total precipitation (P) were used to produce this archive. The time period evaluated was 1950 through 1999. The previous version (1.01) only extended through 1996 and years with any missing monthly values were treated as missing. All ... View entire text

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Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN version 2) and Legates and Willmott's (1990a and b) station records of monthly and annual mean air temperature (T) and total precipitation (P) were used to produce this archive. The time period evaluated was 1950 through 1999. The previous version (1.01) only extended through 1996 and years with any missing monthly values were treated as ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 deg
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 deg
Horizontal Resolution Range: 50 km - < 100 km or approximately .5 degree - < 1 degree
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-25
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