Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAACS)
Entry ID: VAACS

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Summary
Abstract: The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other
Aviation concerns recognized the need to keep aviators informed of
volcanic hazards. To that end, nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers were
created. These centers are tasked with monitoring Volcanic Ash plumes
with in their assigned airspace.

Each VAAC is responsible for providing Volcanic Ash Advisories (VAA)
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Related URL
Description: Alaska Volcanic Ash Advisory Center
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Satellite Services Division, Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: Volcano Ash Advisory Centers

Data Center Personnel
Name: OSDPD INFORMATION PROCESSING DIVISION
Email: Limin.Zhao at noaa.gov
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-06-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-11
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