Three Dimensional Nephanalysis from USAF Combat Climatology Center (AFCCC)
Entry ID: USAFETAC_3DNEPH

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Summary
Abstract: The 3DNEPH database consists of cloud information compiled from
conventional surface and upper-air reports and satellite data.
Observed clouds are placed in one of 15 fixed thickness layers. The
first six layers are between the surface and 3,500 feet above ground
level. The remaining nine levels are between 3,500 and 40,000 feet
above sea level. Analyses are on a 512x512 subset of the eighth ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-01-01
Stop Date: 1983-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Originating Center
Data Center
Air Force Combat Climatology Center, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Defense Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://notus2.afccc.af.mil

Data Center Personnel
Name: BOB DAVY
Contact Address:
U.S.A.F.
Air Force Combat Climatology Center (AFCCC)
Federal Building, Room 120
151 Patton Ave
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5002
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Contact Address:
U.S.A.F.
Air Force Combat Climatology Center
Federal Building, Room 120
151 Patton Ave
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 29901-5002
Country: USA
Publications/References
The AFGWC Automated Cloud Analysis Model, AFGWC/TM-78/002, AFGWC
Offutt AFB NE, June 1978

3DNEPH Chronology, AFGWC/FM-84/002, AFGWC Offutt AFAB NE, July 1984
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2003-02-06
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