Monthly Global and Tropical Surface and Upper-Air Temperature Anomaly Data (DSI-5811)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00615

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Summary
Abstract: These files contain monthly global and tropical temperature anomaly time series for the surface and several upper-air layers and pressure levels, from satellite and in situ observations, for the period 1958-2004, and covering a vertical range from the surface to the lower stratosphere. They were prepared for the U.S. Climate Change Science Programs (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment Report 1.1 ... View entire text

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Monthly Global and Tropical Surface and Upper-Air Temperature Anomaly Data (DSI-5811)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1958-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: These datasets are global and tropical temperature time series and have undergone considerable quality control, adjustment, and analysis. Each of the surface, radiosonde and MSU datasets is considered state-of-the- art global temperature data and has been used in previous peer-reviewed studies, has been quality controlled for gross errors, and has had adjustments in ... View entire text
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
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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/
Dataset ID: ______DSI-5811 ____

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
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City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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