All-India June Through September Rainfall Totals, Sontakke et al. 1844-1992
Entry ID: JISAO_ALL_INDIA_PRECIP2

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Summary
Abstract: The University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the
Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) offers June through September
rainfall total data for India. The data cover the years 1844-1992.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 36.0 S: 7.0  E: 97.0  W: 68.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sontakke, et al.
Dataset Title: All-India June Through September Rainfall Totals, Sontakke et al. 1844-1992
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1844-06-01
Stop Date: 1992-09-30


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ASIA > SOUTHCENTRAL ASIA > INDIA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Use Constraints
Please cite the dataset authors (Sontakke et al.) if you use this data.


Originating Center
JISAO


Data Center
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.jisao.washington.edu/
Dataset ID: All India Precipitation

Data Center Personnel
Name: TODD MITCHELL
Email: mitchell at atmos.washington.edu



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution_Format: PS
Fees: None


Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
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


Publications/References
Sontakke, N. A., G. B. Pant, and N. Singh (1993), Construction of all-India summer monsoon rainfall series for the period 1844-1991, J. Climate, 6, 1807-1811

Kaplan, A., M. A. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. C. Clement, M. B. Blumenthal, and B. Rajagopalan (1998), Analyses of global sea surface temperature 1856-1991, J. Geophys. Res, 103, 18567-18589

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-04-06

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