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AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release
Entry ID: CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401


Summary
Abstract: The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series Modified Fournier index (MFI), time series average number of rainy days, annual averages, annual MFI, and annual average number of rainy days, for precipitation. These Africa continent-wide ... View entire text

Purpose: To serve a wide user community by providing rainfall data for the continent of Africa that can be used to predict soil properties as well as for a range of other applications, including erosion and landslide risk.
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Description: Data in GeoTIFF format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: -40.0   E: 60.0   W: -20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS)
Dataset Title: fSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release
Dataset Release Date: 2014
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University
Version: 2014.01
Data Presentation Form: raster
Online Resource: ftp://africagrids.net/30000m/TRMM3B42/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 2013-12-31
Location Keywords
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Use is authorized under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which only requires attribution of the source. The recommended citation for this data set is: Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS). 201401. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release. Palisades, NY: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University. ftp://africagrids.net/30000m/TRMM3B4/. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.
Ancillary Keywords
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Center for International Earth Science Information Network Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu
Dataset ID: CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401

Data Center Personnel
Name: AFRICA SOIL INFORMATION SERVICE (AFSIS)
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: afsis.info at africasoils.net
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE FTP
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: 0
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: afsis.info at africasoils.net
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) (2014), AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release, 2014.00, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, Palisades, NY, ftp://africagrids.net/1000m/WorldClim/

Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) (2013), AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release, 2013.00, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, Palisades, NY, ftp://africagrids.net/1000m/WorldClim/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23


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