VASClimO 50-year Precipitation Climatology
Entry ID: DWD-GPCC_VASClimO

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Summary
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This climate visualization is organized into three sections. "Gridded Monthly Data", "Basic descriptive statistics for the period 1951-2000", and "Trend estimates for the period 1951-2000". Please see the ... View entire text
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Description: VASClimO 50-year Precipitation Climatology Visualization Page
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Institute for Atmosphere and Environment - Working Group for Climatology
Dataset Publisher: Global Precipitation Climatology Centre
Version: 1.1
Online Resource: http://gpcc.dwd.de/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1951-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 km - < 500 km or approximately 2.5 degrees - < 5.0 degrees
Temporal Resolution: 50 years
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly Climatology
Instrument
RAIN GAUGES Ancillary Description
Quality Please view the VASClimO home page for quality information.
http://gpcc.dwd.de/
Use Constraints Please cite the data set creator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://gpcc.dwd.de/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TOBIAS FUCHS
Phone: + 49 - 69 - 8062 2872
Fax: + 49 - 69 - 8062 3987
Email: gpcc at dwd.de
Contact Address:
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre GPCC
c/o Deutscher Wetterdienst
Postfach 10 04 65
City: Offenbach/Main
Postal Code: D-63004
Country: GERMANY
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: jpeg
Fees: No Cost
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: + 49 - 69 - 8062 2872
Fax: + 49 - 69 - 8062 3987
Email: gpcc at dwd.de
Contact Address:
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre GPCC
c/o Deutscher Wetterdienst
Postfach 10 04 65
City: Offenbach/Main
Postal Code: D-63004
Country: GERMANY
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Publications/References
U. Schneider, T. Fuchs, A. Meyer-Christoffer and B. Rudolf (2008): Global Precipitation Analysis Products of the GPCC. Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC), DWD, Internet Publikation, 1-12. Updated version of Rudolf, B. (2005): Global Precipitation Analysis Products of the GPCC. DWD, Klimastatusbericht 2004, 163-170. ISSN 1437-7691, ISSN 1616-5063, ISBN 3-88148-402-7.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-05
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