State of the Climate - Global Hazards and Extremes
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00673

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Summary
Abstract: Global Hazards/Climate Extremes highlights significant weather events around the world by month and year. It is prepared by and available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The Product was first released in 2003 as a framework to summarize weather-related hazards and disasters across the world. Information is presented on a web page that is updated weekly and is focused on the following events: drought, excessive heat, flooding, severe storms, tropical cyclones, extratropical cyclones, and severe winter weather. The information provided is a compilation of media news and other reports accompanied by relevant images, graphs, and documents.

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

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: ground condition

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Related URL
Description: Access page that links to the monthly Global Hazards and Climate Extremes web pages.
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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: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: State of the Climate - Global Hazards and Extremes
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Asheville, NC
Dataset Publisher: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Data Presentation Form: Diagram, document, graph, map, remote-sensing image, tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/hazards
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-01
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > DUST/ASH/SMOKE Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > VISIBILITY Parameter Definition
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Not provided

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Not Provided

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Information about weather-related hazards and disasters across the world is collected from media news, compiled with relevant imagery, and is placed online.
PROCESS DATE: Not complete
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 Acknowledgement of the Data Originator when using the Data Item as a source is required.
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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/

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
Distribution
Distribution Format: GIF, TEXT, JPEG, PDF
Fees: Please see sumary
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 828-271-4750
Fax: 828-271-4328
Email: NCDC.Monitoring at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-17
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