Surface Meterological Data from the Indian Ocean
Entry ID: INODC_SURFACE_MET

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of surface meterological observations from the
Indian Ocean including Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Laccadive, Andaman
& Nicobar Seas, and covering a time period from 1976 to the present. A
total of 3270 stations are included. Data include sea surface
temperatures, dry bulb & wet bulb temperatures, wind direction &
speed, pressure, cloud type & amount and sea state, etc. Data were
collected during the cruises of R.V. Gaveshani and ORV Sagar Kanya.
This also includes wind data received from the Indian Meteorological
Department for eight coastal stations for four years (1980-84) at 6
hourly intervals.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 23.0   S: 5.0   E: 100.0   W: 50.0
Max Altitude: SURFACE

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 6-Hourly
Originating Center
Data Center
National Institute of Oceanography, India Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nio.org/
Dataset ID: SURFACE METEOROLOGY DATA

Data Center Personnel
Name: NATIONAL INST. OF OCEANOGRAPHY, INDIA
Phone: 91 (0832) 2450450
Fax: 91 (0832) 2450602
Email: ocean at darya.nio.org
Contact Address:
National Institiute of Oceanography,
City: Dona Paula
Province or State: Goa
Country: INDIA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1998-04-28
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