Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Model Forcing and Data for the GEWEX Cloud System Study Data Integration for Model Evaluation (GCSS-DIME)
Entry ID: GISS_GCSS-DIME_ASTEX

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Summary
Abstract: The Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) took place
from 1 June through 25 June 1992 off the northwest coast of Africa
near the Azores, Madeira and Canary Island groups.

The data for this experiment is under Working Group 1 (Boundary Layer
Clouds) of the GEWEX Cloud System Study (GCSS) to improve physical
parameterizations of clouds, other boundary layer processes, and their
interactions.
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Description: Access to ASTEX model output and data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 10.0   E: 10.0   W: -40.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: GEWEX Cloud System Study Data Integration for Model Evaluation
Dataset Release Place: New York, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA/GISS
Online Resource: http://gcss-dime.giss.nasa.gov/astex/astex.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-06-01
Stop Date: 1992-06-25
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.giss.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WILLIAM B. ROSSOW
Email: wbrossow at ccny.cuny.edu
Contact Address:
NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online WWW
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (206) 685-7414
Fax: (206) 685-9302
Email: breth at atmos.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Atmospheric Science
Box 351640
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-08-26
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