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MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset
Entry ID: MADIS_METSFC

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Summary
Abstract: Surface land and maritime observing stations report various meteorological variables that describe the current weather. These variables include basic measurements such as temperature, relative humidity, wind, precipitation, etc., as well as various types of weather occurrences such as hail, fog, and thunder.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 5.0   E: -50.0   W: -170.0
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MADIS Surface Network (various sources)
Dataset Title: MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset
Online Resource: http://madis.noaa.gov/madis_sfc.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-07-01
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 40 Inches
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
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http://madis.noaa.gov/

You must be a registered MADIS user to access this data.

MADIS Data Application:
http://madis.noaa.gov/
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center

Dataset ID: MADIS Meteorological Surface Dataset
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: netCDF
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
Belousov, S.L., L.S. Gandin, and S.A. Mashkovich, 1968: Computer Processing of
Current Meteorological Data. Ed. V. Bugaev. Meteorological Translation No. 18,
1972, Atmospheric Environment Service, Downsview, Ontario, Canada, 227 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-07-05
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