TOGA COARE Summaries Prepared by the Mesoscale Group, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Entry ID: UWA_TOGA

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Summary
Abstract: The Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response
Experiment (TOGA COARE) was a large international field experiment conducted in
1992-1993 to study the atmospheric and oceanic processes over the region of the
western Pacific known as the "warm pool". This is the region of warm ocean and
atmospheric clouds and precipitation that is linked to the El Nino ... View entire text
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Description: Access the TOGA COARE Summaries data at the University of Washington.

Description: TOGA COARE Data Information System
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 20.0   S: -20.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mesoscale Group, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Dataset Title: TOGA COARE Summaries
Online Resource: http://www.atmos.washington.edu/togacoare/summaries.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-11-01
Stop Date: 1993-02-23

Start Date: 1992-10-01
Stop Date: 1993-02-28
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 Degree
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > VISIBILITY Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ALTITUDE > GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.atmos.washington.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: STACY BRODZIK
Phone: (206) 685-9993
Fax: (206) 543-0308
Email: brodzik at atmos.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Box 351640
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195-1640
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: GIF
Fees: No Fee
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
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
S. E. Yuter, R. A. Houze, Jr., B. F. Smull, F. D. Marks, Jr., J. R. Daugherty,
and S. R. Brodzik 1995: TOGA COARE Aircraft Mission Summary Images: An
Electronic Atlas, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 76, 319-328.

Chen, S. S., R. A. Houze, Jr., B. E. Mapes, S. R. Brodzik and S. E. Yuter 1995:
TOGA COARE satellite data summaries available via the World Wide Web, Bull.
Amer. Meteor. Soc., 76, 329-333.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-08-29
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