PRISM High Resolution Analyses (DSI-6143)Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00376
Abstract: PRISM High Resolution Analyses is digital data set DSI-6143, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This data set consists of monthly and annual precipitation and minimum/maximum temperature files for a high resolution spatial grid. Each file is 1 month of 1 year for the period January 1, 1895 to December 31, 1997. Data are from the 48 contiguous states of the United States of ... America. Source data are from DSI-3200, Daily Cooperative Summary of the Day, also archived at NCDC; Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Snowpack Telemetry (SNOTEL) network; various local networks; and missing data points filled in by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), using statistical methods. Distribution of the original point measurements from those data sources to a high resolution spatial grid was accomplished using the Parameter-elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes (PRISM) model, developed by Dr. Christopher Daly of Oregon State University.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: PRISM High Resolution Analyses (DSI-6143)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: raster digital dataOnline Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Start Date: 1895-01-01Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Temporal Resolution: Annual
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual
ISO Topic Category
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: This data is derived from Daily Cooperative Summary of the Day (C00314), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Snowpack Telemetry (SNOTEL) network; various local networks; and missing data points filled in by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), using statistical methods.
PROCESS DATE: Unknown
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None
DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of current NOAA quality control procedures. NOAA can only certify that the data provided to its customers is an authentic copy of the records which were accepted for inclusion in NOAA archives. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
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Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21