Weather Duration (DSI-3292)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00217

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Summary
Abstract: Weather Duration is historical digital data set DSI-3292, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This is meteorological data. DSI-3292 contains the beginning and ending times of occurrences of weather and/or obstructions to vision that were recorded on the MF1-10B form used by the National Weather Service (NWS). Official surface weather observation standards can be found in the ... View entire text

Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Related URL
Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).

Description: NCDC Dataset Documentation for DSI-3292
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: -15.0   E: -60.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Weather Duration (DSI-3292)
Dataset Series Name: C00215
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Issue Identification: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/documentlibrar...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > VISIBILITY Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ALTITUDE > BAROMETRIC ALTITUDE Parameter Definition
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Data completeness information not provided by the data supplier.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Derived from Surface Airways Hourly (116544) form MF1-10A within the section titled Remarks and Supplementary Coded Information and Weather Obstructions to Vision (MF1-10B).
PROCESS DATE: 19971231
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
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ______DSI-3292 ____

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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