Rand Corporation Mean Monthly Global Snow Depth
Entry ID: G00788

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Summary
Abstract: All available monthly snow depth climatologies were integrated by the Rand Corporation, in the early 1980s, into one global (excluding Africa and South America) digital data set gridded at 4° latitude x 5° longitude. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers monthly climatologies were a primary data source. For data-sparse areas such as China, Greenland, the Arctic and Antarctica, ... View entire text
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Description: Nimbus-7 SMMR Derived Monthly Global Snow Cover and Snow Depth
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Charles Schultz and L. D. Bregman
Dataset Title: Rand Corporation Mean Monthly Global Snow Depth
Dataset Release Date: 1988-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/G00788
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC NOAA USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 3.3 MB
Distribution Format: PDF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 180 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Schultz, C., and L. D. Bregman. 1998. Global Annual Snow Accumulation by Months. Rand Note N-2687-RC.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1988-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-09
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