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SnowStorm Data: Long-Term Data Sets About Snowstorms in the United StatesEntry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00666
Abstract: The SnowStorm Data: Long-Term Data Sets About Snowstorms in the United States is a study prepared by Changnon Climatologist, in cooperation with NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) as part of a project awarded through the NOAA Office of Global Programs. A goal of this 3 year project was to develop 5 data sets each pertaining to different aspects of snowstorms in the conterminous United ... States during the 20th century. The CD-ROM contains the following data sets: * Point (station) values of snowstorms of 6 inches or more in 1 or 2 days, 1901-2000, across the entire United States. * Descriptions of features of mapped snowstorms for 1951-2000 in the eastern two thirds of the United States. * Snowstorm catastrophes, causing greater than $1 million in damages, during 1949-2000, for the entire United States. * The frequency values for once in 5-year snow amounts, once in 10-year snow amounts, and record highest snowstorm amounts during 1948-2000, as based on 1- to 2- day storms, and for the eastern two-thirds of the United States. * Winds, precipitation, and temperatures associated with the top ten heaviest snowstorms at selected first-order stations for 1950-2000, in the eastern two-thirds of the United States.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
Pricing is dependent on customer order specifications. Please contact NCDC for information on fees and terms for retreiving the Data Set or Product.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: technical report
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: SnowStorm Data: Long-Term Data Sets About Snowstorms in the United States
Dataset Release Date: 2007-01-29
Data Presentation Form: CD-ROMOnline Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Start Date: 1901-01-01Stop Date: 2000-12-31
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > STORMS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SOLID PRECIPITATION > SNOW
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > SEVERE STORMS
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PROCESS DESCRIPTION: See NNDC online store for process description: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
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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.
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Distribution Format: CD-ROM
Fees: Please see summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24