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New_LocClim
Entry ID: FAO-New_LocClim

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Summary
Abstract: The New_LocClim, a software cum database that aims at estimating climate
averages for any location on land, based on the almost 30,000 stations in the
FAO agroclimatic database .

The New_LocClim results from a collaboration between FAO and the German Weather
Service (DWD), more specifically the Global Precipitation Climatology Center.
The user can select between nine interpolation techniques (kriging, thin plate
splines, inverse distance weighting, etc) to prepare maps, extract data in
various formats for further processing or display graphs for point locations.
The software works also with user provided data.
Related URL
Description: The New_LocClim software can be downloaded from here.

Description: ESA Newsletter on FAO agroclimatic databases and mapping tools.
Service Citation
Title: New_LocClim
Release_Date: 2005-07-25
Provider: FAO
Edition: 1.03
URL: ftp://ext-ftp.fao.org/SD/SDR/Agromet/New_LocClim/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints Colleagues who have no easy access to FTP, or who would prefer a CD-ROM
version with New_LocClim, FAOCLIM 2 and other software and databases), can
request it free of charge from Anne.RicchiutiRomanelli@fao.org
Service Provider
UN/FAO/SD > Sustainable Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fao.org/SD/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: FAO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Phone: (+39 06) 570 53057
Fax: (+39 06) 570 53064
Email: SD-Dimensions at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: ROME
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic/download
Distribution_Format: zip
Fees: None
Personnel
MICHELE BERNARDI
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: agromet at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: Italy
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2009-06-02
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