Century-scale Series of Standardized Annual Departures of African Rainfall, in CDIAC, Trends '93
Entry ID: CDIAC_AFRICA_PRECIP_TRENDS

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Summary
Abstract: Historical fluctuations in rainfall are summarized by Nicholson (1993)
for eight regions on the African continent: five in West Africa
(Sahelo-Sahara, Sahel, Soudan, Soudano-Guinean, and Guinea Coast
regions) and three in Eastern and Southern Africa (Eastern Africa,
Southern Africa-North, and Southern Africa-South regions). Time
series of annual departures from the long-term mean rainfall were
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: -40.0   E: 50.0   W: -20.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1901-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: nicholso.956
Dataset ID: nicholso.960

Data Center Personnel
Name: CARBON DIOXIDE INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER
Fax: (865) 574-2232
Contact Address:
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O.. Box 2008
City: OAK RIDGE
Province or State: TENNESSEE
Postal Code: 37831-6335
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Publications/References
Boden, T.A., D.P. Kaiser, R.J. Sepanski, and F.W. Stoss
(eds.). 1994. 'Trends '93: A compendium of data on global
change',ORNL/CDIAC-65, Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak
Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1995-11-21
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