NLDAS Forcing Data L4 Monthly 0.125 x 0.125 degree V001 (NLDAS_FOR0125_M) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_NLDAS_FOR0125_M_V001

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains the forcing data for Phase 1 of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-1). The data are in 1/8th degree grid spacing and range from Aug. 1996 to Dec. 2007. The temporal resolution is monthly. The file format is WMO GRIB-1. The NLDAS-1 monthly forcing data, containing 17 variables, are generated from the NLDAS-1 hourly forcing data.

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Caption:  Precipitation monthly total
Description:  NLDAS-1 Forcing monthly 0.125 degree \ Precipitation monthly total August 1996 [kg/m^2]

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mitchell, K. E., et al. (2004), NCEP/EMC
Dataset Title: NLDAS Forcing Data L4 Monthly 0.125 x 0.125 degree
Dataset Series Name: NLDAS_FOR0125_M
Dataset Release Date: 12.01.2012
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
Version: 001
Dataset Editor: David Mocko, NASA/GSFC/HSL
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/NLDAS_FOR0125_M_V001.s...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-08-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.125 degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.125 degree
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Quality The data are provisional and subject to change as model improvements are implemented and new input data sets become available.
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Use Constraints None
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Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: GRIB
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Mitchell, K. E., et al. (2004), The multi-institution North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): Utilizing multiple GCIP products and partners in a continental distributed hydrological modeling system. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S90, doi:10.1029/2003JD003823.

Cosgrove, B. A., D. Lohmann, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. Schaake, A. Robock, C. Marshall, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-06-03
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-04-30
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