COMET Case Study 002: Mid-west Snow Event Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
Entry ID: COMET002_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC

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Summary
Abstract: This case focuses on the mid-west snow event that occurred mainly on 6
December 1995. The dynamics in this case are subtle, not a classic
super-storm system, and therefore the forecast was challenging.

For more information, see:
http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_002

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Link: GET DATA
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Description: COMET Case 002 project description.


Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
COMET_CASE_STUDIES


Geographic Coverage
 N: 45.0 S: 30.0  E: -85.0  W: -105.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 002: Mid-west Snow Event
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
Online Resource: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/projs?COMET_CASE_002


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-12-06
Stop Date: 1995-12-06


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >CONVECTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >UPPER LEVEL WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SNOW    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >INFRARED WAVELENGTHS >INFRARED IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR REFLECTIVITY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS >VISIBLE IMAGERY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
ASOS >Automated Surface Observing System    [Information]
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS    [Information]
GOES-7 >Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 7    [Information]
GOES-8 >Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 8    [Information]
AC-500S >Rockwell Aero Commander AC-500S    [Information]


Instrument
DOPPLER RADAR    [Information]
NEXRAD >NEXt Generation RADar    [Information]
RADAR >Radio Detection and Ranging    [Information]
GOES I-M SOUNDER    [Information]
VAS >VISSR Atmospheric Sounder    [Information]
GOES I-M IMAGER    [Information]
VISSR >Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer    [Information]


Project
COMET >Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
MESO-ETA MODEL
NCEP MODEL
RADIAL VELOCITY
STORM
WSR-88D


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
UCAR/JOSS


Data Center
Cooperative Distributed Interactive Atmospheric Catalog System, Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USER SERVICES/CODIAC
Email: codiac at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
Codiac Data Archive
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000-FL4
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: online ftp
Distribution_Size: varies
Distribution_Format: varies
Fees: None



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-02-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-08-14

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