SFCOBS-Surface Observations: Ship, fixed/drifting buoy, and CMAN in-situ surface temperatures
Entry ID: FNMOC_SFCOBS

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Summary
Abstract: Observational data from the FNMOC Ocean QC (Quality Control) process are posted
in near real-time to the USGODAE server. These files contain all of the
unclassified in-situ data used to initialize the US Navy NOGAPS model, and all
of the climate and background (forecast) values used in the QC process.

Surface in-situ temperature observations include data from fixed buoys,
drifting buoys, CMAN stations, and ships.
Related URL
Description: HTTP data access
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: -60.0   E: 20.0   W: -100.0

ISO Topic Category
Data Center
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, U.S. Navy, U. S. Department of Defense Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/

Data Center Personnel
Name: FNMOC COMMAND DUTY OFFICER
Phone: (831) 656-4325
Email: cdo at fnmoc.navy.mil
Contact Address:
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
City: Monterey
Province or State: CA
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP, FTP, Live Access Server
Distribution Format: Binary (Decoder source available online)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (831) 656-4325
Email: cdo at fnmoc.navy.mil
Contact Address:
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
City: Monterey
Province or State: CA
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-08-11
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