International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS Release 2.4), Global Marine Surface Observations
Entry ID: NCAR_DS540.0

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Summary
Abstract: ICOADS is the largest collection of marine surface in situ observations with
over 200 million records from 1784 through the current date. ICOADS
is formed by merging many national and international sources that
contain measurements and visual observations from ships (merchant,
navy, research), moored and drifting buoys, coastal stations, and
other marine platforms. Each report contains individual ... View entire text
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Description: ICOADS project website
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Scientific Computing Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dataset Title: International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS Release 2.4), Global Marine Surface Observations
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Scientific Computing Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Online Resource: http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds540.0/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1784-02-01
Stop Date: 2007-05-31
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Research Data Archive, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://rda.ucar.edu/
Dataset ID: 540.0

Data Center Personnel
Name: RDA HELP DESK
Phone: (303)-497-1231
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: dssweb at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.
Distribution
Distribution Size: 14.689 Gbytes
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (303)-497-1825
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: dattore at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.
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Publications/References
Elizabeth C. Kent, Scott D. Woodruff, and David I. Berry, 2007: Metadata from WMO Publication No. 47 and an Assessment of Voluntary Observing Ship
Observation Heights in ICOADS. J. Atmos and Ocean Tech., 24(2),
214-234, URL:
http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.117....

Worley, S.J., S.D. Woodruff, R.W. Reynolds, S.J. Lubker, and N. Lott, 2005:
ICOADS Release 2.1 data and products. Int. J. Climatol. (CLIMAR-II Special Issue), 25, 823-842.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-23
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