Foreign Winds Aloft (DSI-5200)

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Originator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Title: Foreign Winds Aloft (DSI-5200)
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Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
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Online_Linkage: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
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Foreign Winds Aloft is historical digital data set DSI-5200, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This is a collection of miscellaneous, historical, upper air winds data. DSI-5200 contains wind speeds and directions at various levels above the earth's surface. Data is from a sampling of countries over the world. Data periods vary from station to station. The earliest data is from 1927, and the latest is from 1971. DSI-5200 includes the following historical data collections, with file names in double-quotes: 1. "african_middle_east_winds_aloft" 1953/01/01-1961/11/30 (Sudan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, and Afghanistan) 2. "african_winds_aloft" 1961/07/01-1963/06/30 (Africa [various countries], Syria, Israel, and Jordan) 3. "burma_haitian_winds_aloft" 1956/04/30-1957/07/01 (Burma and Port-au-Prince, Haiti) 4. "chinese_winds_aloft" 1956/08/20-1959/12/31 5. "india_pakistan_winds_aloft" 1953/12/31-1959/05/31 and "india_pakistan_winds aloft" 1954/01/01-1963/12/31 (India, Pakistan, and island of Borneo [Sarawak and north Borneo]) 6. "italian_pibals" 1927/04/01-1933/12/31 7. "japanese_winds_aloft" 1941/11/11-1953/12/31 8. "korean_winds_aloft" 1937/07/31-1957/12/31 9. "portuguese_macao_indian_winds_aloft" 1948/03/17-1948/12/02 (Portugal, Macao, India, Pakistan, Arabia, Burma, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], and Indian Ocean islands) 10. "se_asian_winds_aloft" 1959/09/16-1967/07/31 and "se_asian_winds_aloft" 1960/04/01-1967/07/29 (Southeast Asia and Pacific islands) 11. "winds_aloft" 1954/03/30-1960/08/17 (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay) 12. "winds_aloft" 1949/03/01-1971/01/07 (Philippines) 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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Beginning_Date: 19270401
Ending_Date: 19710107
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > VERTICAL WIND MOTION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > WIND PROFILES
Theme_Keyword: PIBAL > PILOT BALLOONS
Theme_Keyword: RADIOSONDES
Theme_Keyword: RAWINSONDES
Theme_Keyword: VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: Global
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Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ELEVATION
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
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Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
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.
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ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available. LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP: PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Unknown PROCESS DATE: Unknown
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Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact_Person: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 828-271-4800
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 828-271-4876
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ncdc.orders@noaa.gov
Resource_Description: ______DSI-5200 ____
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http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
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DATA CENTER URL
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http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nmmrview/fgdc.jsp?id=gov....
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20060627
Metadata_Review_Date: 20110721
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Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: 151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 828-271-4800
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 828-271-4876
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ncdc.orders@noaa.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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