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SAFARI 2000 GLOBAL HISTORICAL CLIMATOLOGY NETWORK, V. 2, 1990-2001
Entry ID: s2k_ghcn_v2

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is a southern African subset of the "Global Historical Climatology Network, Version 2" (GHCN V2) database for the SAFARI 2000 campaign, which covers the following countries for the 1990-2001 time period: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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Description: SAFARI 2000 GLOBAL HISTORICAL CLIMATOLOGY NETWORK, V. 2, 1990-2001


Geographic Coverage
 N: 5.0 S: -35.0  E: 60.0  W: -5.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: PETERSON, T.C.VOSE, R.S.
Dataset Title: SAFARI 2000 GLOBAL HISTORICAL CLIMATOLOGY NETWORK, V. 2, 1990-2001
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/646
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/#fq=fileID:646


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > AFRICA > SOUTHERN AFRICA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
BAROMETERS    [Information]
RAIN GAUGES    [Information]
Thermometers    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
SAFARI 2000 >The Southern African Regional Science Initiative Project    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


Keywords
GHCN
EOSDIS
HISTORICAL
SAFARI 2000
CLIMATOLOGY
CLIMATE COLLECTIONS
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
LONG-TERM CLIMATE DATA


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC)    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 646

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA


Personnel
THOMAS C. PETERSON
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 828-271-4265
Email: tpeterso at ncdc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/National Climatic Data Center
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA


ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-03-13

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