U.S. Climate Extremes Index
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00571

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Summary
Abstract: The Climate Extremes Index (CEI) is a study prepared by and available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The CEI was first presented in 1995 as a framework for quantifying observed changes in climate within the contiguous United States. The index is based on an aggregate set of conventional climate extreme indicators which now includes extremes in land- falling tropical storm and ... View entire text

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

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CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Description: Graphical plots of calculated CEI for nine periods/seasons.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 18.0   E: -60.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: U.S. Climate Extremes Index
Dataset Release Date: 2006-12-20
Data Presentation Form: graph
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/cei/cei.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1910-01-01
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not available

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: See CEI Definition URL for processing description: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/cei/cei.html#define
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.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
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City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution
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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24
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