MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset
Entry ID: MADIS_METSFC

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Summary
Abstract: Surface land and maritime observing stations report various meteorological
variables that describe the current weather. These variables include basic
measurements such as temperature, relative humidity, wind, precipitation, etc.,
as well as various types of weather occurrences such as hail, fog, and thunder.

The MADIS meteorological surface dataset includes reports from many observing
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 5.0   E: -50.0   W: -170.0
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MADIS Surface Network (various sources)
Dataset Title: MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset
Online Resource: http://madis.noaa.gov/madis_sfc.html
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 40 Inches
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints Some of the mesonets are restricted. Click here for details.
http://madis.noaa.gov/

You must be a registered MADIS user to access this data.

MADIS Data Application:
http://madis.noaa.gov/
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset provider if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Global Systems Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://esrl.noaa.gov/gsd/
Dataset ID: MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset

Data Center Personnel
Name: MADIS SUPPORT
Email: madis-support at noaa.gov
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: netCDF
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: madis-support at noaa.gov
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Publications/References
Belousov, S.L., L.S. Gandin, and S.A. Mashkovich, 1968: Computer Processing of
Current Meteorological Data. Ed. V. Bugaev. Meteorological Translation No. 18,
1972, Atmospheric Environment Service, Downsview, Ontario, Canada, 227 pp.
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-21
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