Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS), Release 1 1854-1979
Entry ID: COADS_RELEASE1

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Summary
Abstract: The Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) is the most
extensive and widely used set of surface marine data currently
available for the world ocean back to 1854, the year marking the
beginning of an internationally organized system for recording
shipboard meteorological observations. COADS is the result of a
continuing cooperative project between the National ... View entire text
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Description: Live Access to the National Virtual Ocean Data System (NVODS)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Slutz, R.J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne, D.H. Joseph, P.M. Steurer, and J.D. Elms
Dataset Title: Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Data Set; Release 1
Dataset Series Name: NTIS PB86-105723
Dataset Release Date: 1985
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA ERL, Climate Research Program
Online Resource: http://icoads.noaa.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1854-01-01
Stop Date: 1979-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 deg
Longitude Resolution: 2 deg
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Analysis Branch, Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/psd1/
Dataset ID: COADS1

Data Center Personnel
Name: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov
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Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Format: netCDF
Fees: none from NOAA/CDC; fee charged at NCAR
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-497-6747
Email: sdw at cdc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Climate Diagnostics Center
NOAA/ERL (R/E/CD1)
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303-3328
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Slutz, R. J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne,
P.M. Steurer, and J. D. Elms, 1985: 'Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere
Data Set; Release 1', Climate Research Program, Boulder, Colorado.
http://web1.cdc.noaa.gov/coads/Release_1/coads.html
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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