The 1991 - 2005 National Solar Radiation Data Base (DSI-3284)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00668

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Summary
Abstract: The 1991-2005 National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB) is an update of the 1961-1990 NSRDB released in 1992. This updated NSRDB dataset an hourly ground-based data set of solar and meteorological fields for 1454 stations. Eight hundred fifty eight sites have a complete 15-year period of record, and another 596 sites have data for at least 3 of the 15 years (though not necessarily serially ... 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
Related URL
Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 15.0   E: -60.0   W: 170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: The 1991 - 2005 National Solar Radiation Data Base (DSI-3284)
Dataset Release Date: 2007-06-13
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-12-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Data completeness information not available.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Not derived from another source.
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
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-3284 ____

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
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.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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