Plymouth State University Weather Center's Archived Meteorological Data
Entry ID: PSCNH_ARCHIVED_DATA

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Summary
Abstract: Plymouth State University Weather Center's "Make Your Own Product Generator
for Archived Data" allows users to generate a variety of surface and upper air
products from archived data, based on their own selections of various options.

The following products are available:

- Surface Products (August 1998 - Yesterday)

Plotted Surface Data Maps
Contoured Surface Data Maps
Overlays of Plotted Surface Data and/or Contoured Data
Meteograms (24-hour Summaries) of Surface Data for a Given Station
Surface Observations Text Listings

- Long-term Global Surface Climatological Data (October 1977 - 1991)

- Sea Surface Temperature Maps

Archived Global Maps (February 26, 2000 - Yesterday)
Global Mean Monthly Maps

- Radar Products

Manually Digitized Radar (MDR) Data Maps (March 1999 - Yesterday)
Radar Control Message (RCM) Data Maps (February 12, 2002 - Yesterday)

- Satellite Products

W. Atlantic or E. Pacific Images/Loops (December 1, 1996 - Yesterday)

- Upper Air Products (1999 - Yesterday)

Plotted Constant Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Upper Air Data Maps
Contoured Constant Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Upper Air Data Maps
Overlays of Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Plotted Data and/or Contoured Data
Thermodynamic Diagrams or Retrieve Sounding Data Listings
Raw RAOB Sounding Data Listings

- North American RAOB Upper Air Products (June 1957 - 1998)

Plotted Constant Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Upper Air Data Maps
Contoured Constant Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Upper Air Data Maps
Overlays of Pressure Level or Whole Sounding Plotted Data and/or Contoured Data
Thermodynamic Diagrams or Retrieve Sounding Data Listings

- Global NCEP/NCAR Upper Air Reanalysis Products (1953 - 2002)

Link to the Data Archive: "http://vortex.plymouth.edu/u-make.html"

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0
 N: 70.0 S: 25.0  E: -65.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Plymouth State University Department of Meteorology
Dataset Title: Plymouth State University Weather Center's Archived Meteorological Data
Dataset Release Place: Plymouth, NH, USA
Dataset Publisher: Plymouth State University Weather Center
Online Resource: http://vortex.plymouth.edu/u-make.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1953-06-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 Year


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >VISIBILITY >SURFACE VISIBILITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >DROUGHT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FOG    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FREEZE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >FROST    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >HURRICANES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >LIGHTNING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >MONSOONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TORNADOES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >TYPHOONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >PRESSURE TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >STATIC PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >ATMOSPHERIC STABILITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >VIRTUAL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >CONVERGENCE/DIVERGENCE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >STREAMFUNCTIONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >VORTICITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >WIND SHEAR    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY >CLOUD COVER    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD CEILING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >FREEZING RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HAIL    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >HYDROMETEORS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SLEET    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >ATMOSPHERIC HEATING >HEAT INDEX    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >WATER TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >DOPPLER VELOCITY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR REFLECTIVITY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT


Platform
FIXED OBSERVATION STATIONS    [Information]
METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
ANEMOMETERS    [Information]
BAROMETERS    [Information]
HYGROMETERS    [Information]
RAIN GAUGES    [Information]
THERMOMETERS    [Information]
NEXRAD >NEXt Generation RADar    [Information]
RADAR >Radio Detection and Ranging    [Information]
RADIOSONDES    [Information]


Use Constraints
Please cite the data set provider if you use this data.


Keywords
STATION PLOT
SURFACE ALTIMETER SETTING
WIND BARB
WIND VECTOR
WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPEED
WIND GUSTS
PRESENT WEATHER
WEATHER DEPICTION
WIND CHILL
NCEP FRONTS
NCEP PRESSURE
RADAR STATUS
RADAR PRECIPITATION TYPE
RADAR PRECIPITATION TYPE TREND
RADAR PRECIPITATION TREND
RADAR ECHO TOPS
RADAR AREA MOVEMENT
RADAR CELL MOVEMENT
EQUIVALENT POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE
DEWPOINT DEPRESSION
WET BULB TEMPERATURE
MIXING RATIO
SPECIFIC HUMIDITY
MOISTURE ADVECTION
MOISTURE CONVERGENCE
THICKNESS
FREEZING LEVEL
WET BULB ZERO
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
LIFTED INDEX
SHOWALTER INDEX
TOTAL TOTALS INDEX
VERTICAL TOTALS INDEX
CROSS TOTALS INDEX
K INDEX
SWEAT INDEX
ENERGY INDEX
POSITIVE VERTICAL WIND SHEAR
NEGATIVE VERTICAL WIND SHEAR
ESTIMATED STORM DIRECTION
ESTIMATED STORM SPEED
STORM RELATIVE DIRECTIONAL SHEAR
AG STORM RELATIVE HELICITY
ENERGY HELICITY INDEX
BULK RICHARDSON NUMBER
BULK HEAR
TEMPERATURE ADVECTION
U WIND COMPONENT
V WIND COMPONENT
U GEOSTROPHIC WIND COMPONENT
V GEOSTROPHIC WIND COMPONENT
AGEOSTROPHIC WIND VECTOR
Q VECTOR
Q VECTOR CONVERGENCE
RELATIVE VORTICITY
ABSOLUTE VORTICITY
POTENTIAL VORTICITY
VORTICITY ADVECTION
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL
CONVECTIVE TEMPERATURE
SKEW_T LOG-P DIAGRAM
EMAGRAM
STUVE DIAGRAM
HODOGRAM
PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE
TEMS
GTOS
G3OS
ANEROID BAROMETERS


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center


Data Center
Weather Center, Plymouth State University    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://vortex.plymouth.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JIM KOERMER
Phone: 603-535-2325
Fax: 603-535-2723
Email: koermer at mail.plymouth.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Chemical, Earth, Atmospheric and
Physical Sciences MSC #48
Plymouth State University
City: Plymouth
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03264-1600
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee


Personnel
JIM KOERMER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 603-535-2325
Fax: 603-535-2723
Email: koermer at mail.plymouth.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Chemical, Earth, Atmospheric and
Physical Sciences MSC #48
Plymouth State University
City: Plymouth
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03264-1600
Country: USA


Publications/References
James P. Koermer, "Easy Web Page Access to a Variety of Archived
Meteorological Data", 19th International Conference on Interactive
Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and
Hydrology, February 2003.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20

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