Global Marine Surface Observations from Ocean Surface Vessels (DSI-1160)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00273

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Summary
Abstract: The Primary source of data used to produce these files were from vessels of the following cooperatives: Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany (Federal Republic of Germany), Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, United Kingdom, U.S.S.R., Yugoslavia, Canada and the United States. Other countries were added later. The purpose of these cooperative ships were to take ... View entire text

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

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition

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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: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Global Marine Surface Observations from Ocean Surface Vessels (DSI-1160)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www7.ncdc.noaa.gov/CDO/CDOMarineSelect.jsp
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1940-01-01
Stop Date: 1952-12-31
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > DUST/ASH/SMOKE Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > VISIBILITY Parameter Definition
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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.
Use Constraints None
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ______DSI-1160 ____

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Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
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City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Format: ASCII
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
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Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-09-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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