Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Indices

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Publication_Date: ongoing
Title: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Indices
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name: NOAA/NWS/CPC Indices and Forecasts
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Camp Springs, MD
Publisher: NOAA National Weather Service, Center for Climate Prediction
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/indices/
Description:
Abstract:
[Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center, http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ ] Quasi-Biennal Oscillation (QBO) index (formally known as Singapore Winds) monthly since 1979. Data is available at 30mb and 50mb. For climate graphics and access to data and links to other climate indices, see: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/indices/
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
Not Available
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19790101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -73.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -60.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS > QBO ZONAL WIND INDEX
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CLIMATE INDICATORS > ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS > TELECONNECTIONS > QUASI-BIENNIAL OSCILLATION > QBO
Theme_Keyword: Qbo
Theme_Keyword: Quasi-biennial Oscillation Index
Theme_Keyword: Wind Anomalies
Theme_Keyword: Climate Index
Theme_Keyword: Climate Indices
Theme_Keyword: Atmospheric Circulation
Theme_Keyword: Climate Change
Theme_Keyword: Zonal Wind Index
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > EQUATORIAL
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > TROPICS
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: Monthly
Temporal_Keyword: Monthly - < Annual
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: DONALD GARRETT
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Donald.Garrett@noaa.gov
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: http://ugamp.nerc.ac.uk/hot/ajh/qboland.gif
Browse_Graphic_File_Description:
QBO 30mb and 50mb zonal winds
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: GIF
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Not Available
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC > Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact_Person: DONALD GARRETT
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Donald.Garrett@noaa.gov
Resource_Description: QBO Index
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ascii
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/indices/
Access_Instructions:
Access to QBO and other indices
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://ftp.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/wd52dg/data/indices/qb...
Access_Instructions:
30 mb zonal wind index
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://ftp.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/wd52dg/data/indices/qb...
Access_Instructions:
50 mb zonal wind index
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20030220
Metadata_Review_Date: 20091105
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SCOTT A. RITZ
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5126
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Scott.A.Ritz@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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