North American Surface Analysis ChartEntry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00102
Abstract: North American Surface Analysis Chart is a product that is available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). These analyzed surface weather charts are prepared by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction and are archived by NCDC. Data consists of isobaric analysis at 4-mb intervals on charts that depict high and low pressure areas, tropical cyclones and fronts. Surface land and marine observational data are plotted. For recent charts, geographic coverage is the indicated part of the U.S. and chart times are 00, 03, 06, 09, 12, 15, 18, and 21 GMT. Prior to October 1953, charts are more limited times of 00, 06, 12, and 18 GMT.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: chart
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Pricing is dependent on customer order specifications. Please contact NCDC for information
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: North American Surface Analysis Chart
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: mapOnline Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Temporal Resolution: 3 hours
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > PRESSURE TENDENCY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > SURFACE PRESSURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > CLOUDS > CLOUD PROPERTIES > CLOUD FREQUENCY
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION
OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
OCEANS > OCEAN WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Unknown
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.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Distribution Format: Paper Chart
Fees: Please See Summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20