CMDL Hourly Average Surface Carbon Dioxide (DSI-3273)Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00363
Abstract: CMDL Hourly Average Surface Carbon Dioxide is historical data set DSI-3273, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Data were provided by the Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL), which is currently a part of the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The four observatories that provided data ... were maintained and operated by CMDL in locations where pollution and anthropogenic influences are frequently non-existent. The stations and periods of record were: Point Barrow, Alaska, USA Jul 1973-Dec 1992 Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii, USA May 1974-Dec 1992 Cape Matutula, American Samoa Jan 1976-Dec 1992 Amundsen-Scott (South Pole), Antarctica Mar 1975-Dec 1992 Station identifier, hourly average mixing ratio in parts per million (ppm), and date and time of observation were the major parameters of this data set. This historical data set is archived at NCDC in an element type format that is typical of the NCDC DS-32xx family of data sets. CMDL uses a distinctly different format for its own archival of this data. This data set is supplemented by DSI-3274, Meteorological Data from Four NOAA/OAR/CMDL Observatories.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: CMDL Hourly Average Surface Carbon Dioxide (DSI-3273)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital dataOnline Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Start Date: 1973-07-01Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Not derived from another source.
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.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21