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Weekly Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover
Entry ID: Weekly_NHem_Snow_Cover

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Abstract: [Source: Operational 89X89 Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover Data 1973 - present data set README document, ]

The operational snow cover product is output as an 89X89 grid that
has been overlaid on a polar stereographic projection. Each yearly file
consist of 52 or 53 weeks depending upon whether it's a leap year. Also,
the snow data consists of ones and zeros, where one signifies that snow
cover exists in a grid box and zero means no snow cover.

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Description: NCEP Snow Cover Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 0.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Weekly Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 89 grid
Longitude Resolution: 89 grid
Temporal Resolution: weekly
Temporal Resolution Range: Weekly - < Monthly
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Email: Donald.Garrett at
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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