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MADIS NOAA Profiler Network Dataset
Entry ID: MADIS_PROFILER

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Summary
Abstract: Wind profilers are Doppler radars used to measure vertical profiles of
atmospheric winds directly above the profiler site. Typical operation of a wind
profiler results in a vertical stack of winds every hour from near the earth's
surface to above the tropopause. The MADIS profiler dataset consists of hourly
winds from the NOAA Profiler Network, a quasi-operational network of wind
profilers located in the Central United States and Alaska.

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Description: Access the MADIS NOAA Profiler Network Dataset Home Page.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 50.0   E: -141.0   W: -155.0
  N: 45.0   S: 30.0   E: -75.0   W: -110.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA, MADIS
Dataset Title: MADIS NOAA Profiler Network Dataset
Online Resource: http://madis.noaa.gov/madis_npn.html
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Access Constraints You must be a registered MADIS user to access this data.

MADIS Data Application:
http://madis.noaa.gov/
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset provider if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online(HTTP)
Distribution Format: NetCDF
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18


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