Piura Peru (5S) Rainfall and River Discharge Data
Entry ID: JISAO_PERU_RAIN_RIVER_DISCHARGE

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Summary
Abstract: The University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the
Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) offers a Piura Peru (5S) rainfall and
river discharge dataset. Puerto Chicama is located at 8 degrees S on
the Peru coast. February through May average Piura river discharge is
correlated with Pto. Chicama and offshore ("Nino 1+2") SST anomalies
at 0.74 and 0.58, respectively, and with Tahiti SLP anomalies at
-0.39 (1931-83, Deser and Wallace (1987, JGR).

This data may be freely downloaded from the JISAO WWW site.
Link to: http://www.jisao.washington.edu/data/piura/

The Piura data is provided by Rodolfo Rodriguez of the Universidad de
Piura, Peru.

[Summary Adapted from the JISAO Homepage]
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Description: Piura Peru (5S) Rainfall and River Discharge Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -8.0   S: -8.0   E: -82.0   W: -82.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rodolfo Rodriguez, CIRES
Dataset Title: Piura Peru (5S) Rainfall and River Discharge Data
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Online Resource: http://www.jisao.washington.edu/data/piura/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PS
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-06-30
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