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Reconstructed North American, Eurasian, and Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover Extent, 1915-1997
Entry ID: G02131

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains time series of monthly snow cover extent (SCE) for North America, Eurasia, and the Northern Hemisphere from 1915 to 1997, based on snow cover reconstruction and NOAA satellite data. The reconstruction method used in situ snow depth and daily climate data from the U.S.A., Canada, China, and the former Soviet Union to generate a monthly snow cover index, which was found to be ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 0.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Brown, R. D.
Dataset Title: Reconstructed North American, Eurasian, and Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover Extent, 1915-1997
Dataset Series Name: G02131
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/G02131
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1915-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC NOAA USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 18 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Brown, R.D. 2000. Northern Hemisphere snow cover variability and change, 1915-1997. J. Climate 13: 2339-2355. Brown, R.D. 1997. Historical variability in Northern Hemisphere spring snow covered area. Annals of Glaciology 25: 340-346. Brown, R.D. and R.O. Braaten, 1998. Spatial and temporal variability of Canadian monthly snow depths, 1946-1995. Atmosphere-Ocean 36: 37-45. Easterling, D.R., P. Jamason, D. Bowman, P.Y. Hughes and E. H. Mason. 1997. Daily snowdepth measurements from 195 stations in the United States. ORNL/CDIAC-95, NDP-059. Frei, A., M.G. Hughes and D.A. Robinson. 1999. North American snow extent: 1910-1994. Int'l. J. Climatology 19: 1517-1534.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
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