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GCIP Reference Data Set (GREDS), U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-388
Entry ID: GCIP-GREDS

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Summary
Abstract: The data sets on this compact disc are a compilation of several geographic
reference data sets of interest to the global-change research community. The
data sets were chosen with input from the Global Energy and Water Cycle
Experiment (GEWEX) Continental-Scale International Project (GCIP) Data
Committee and the GCIP Hydrometeorology and Atmospheric Subpanels. The data
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Purpose: This is a compilation of geospatial data sets formatted for use in geographic
information systems (GIS). The data sets, sources scales, and projection were
chosen to support the global change research community; specifically the Global
Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Continental-Scale International
Project (GCIP).


Supplemental_Information:
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Related URL
Description: GCIP Reference Data Set (GREDS)

Description: GCIP Project Homepage.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 52.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alan Rea and Joel R. Cederstrand
Dataset Title: GCIP Reference Data Set (GREDS)
Dataset Release Date: 1995-04-19
Dataset Release Place: Oklahoma City
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1951-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-04-01
Science Keywords
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION > DIGITAL ELEVATION/TERRAIN MODEL (DEM) Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
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Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Distributed Interactive Atmospheric Catalog System, Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/
Dataset ID: GCIP GREDS (CD-ROM)

Data Center Personnel
Name: UCAR OFPS CODIAC USER SERVICES
Phone: 303-497-8987 (voice)
Fax: 303-497-8158
Email: codiac at ofps.ucar.edu
Email: sfw at ncar.ucar.edu
Contact Address:
UCAR/OFPS
PO Box 3000
City: BOULDER
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM

Distribution Media: online, WWW
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 205-922-5798 (voice)
Email: brian.motta at msfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Global Hydrology & Climate Center
Hughes STX
977 Explorer Boulevard
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35806
Country: USA
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Publications/References
USGS Node of the National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse:
http://nsdi.usgs.gov/
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-09-28


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