United States Historical Climatology Network Daily Temperature, Precipitation, and Snow Data (1871-2002), CDIAC/NDP-070
Entry ID: CDIAC_NDP070

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Summary
Abstract: [Summary from the online documentation at:
http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/epubs/ndp/ndp070/ndp070.html]

The daily U.S. Historical Climatology Network (HCN) data has been extended
through 2002 and is now available through a new graphical interface:
http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/epubs/ndp/ushcn/daily.html

This database contains daily observations of maximum and minimum temperature,
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Related URL
Description: NDP-070 ftp directory of data files and documentation.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 20.0   E: -63.0   W: -130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: D. R. Easterling, T. R. Karl, J. H. Lawrimore, and S. A. Del Greco
Dataset Title: United States Historical Climatology Network Daily Temperature, Precipitation, and Snow Data for 1871-2002
Dataset Series Name: U. S. HCN Daily Temperature, Precipitation, and Snow Data for 1871-2002
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, TN
Dataset Publisher: CDIAC
Version: April 2004
Issue Identification: NDP-070
Online Resource: http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/epubs/ndp/ushcn/newushcn.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1871-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Quality CDIAC perfoms extensive quality checks on the data set.
See http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/ftp/ndp070/ndp070.txt for details.
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints None.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: NDP-070

Data Center Personnel
Name: CARBON DIOXIDE INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER
Fax: (865) 574-2232
Contact Address:
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O.. Box 2008
City: OAK RIDGE
Province or State: TENNESSEE
Postal Code: 37831-6335
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp, WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None.
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
National Climatic Data Center
Federal Building
151 Patton Ave.
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Publications/References
See:
http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/ftp/ndp070/ndp070.txt
for an extensive set of references
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-06-04
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