[Parameters: Topic='HUMAN DIMENSIONS', Term='NATURAL HAZARDS', Variable_Level_1='SEVERE STORMS']
Thunderstorms Across the Nation AtlasEntry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00535
Abstract: Thunderstorms Across the Nation is an atlas available through the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The atlas describes all aspects of the climatology of thunderstorms and hail in the US during the 20th century. Since 1950, thunderstorms have created enormous damages--7 billion in property losses, 9 billion in crop losses, and over 12,000 human lives lost. The atlas has 100 pages with 77 graphs and maps and 33 photos.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: publication
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Thunderstorms Across the Nation
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: atlasOnline Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Start Date: 1901-01-01Stop Date: 2000-12-31
ATMOSPHERE > WEATHER EVENTS > LIGHTNING
ATMOSPHERE > WEATHER EVENTS > TORNADOES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SOLID PRECIPITATION > HAIL
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION RATE
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > LIQUID PRECIPITATION > RAIN
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > FLOODS
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS > FLOODS
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > SEVERE STORMS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > TORNADOES
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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.
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Distribution Format: Publication
Fees: Please See Summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24