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Sulfate Aerosol Evolution
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Abstract: The NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM3) is used to model sulfate aerosols in
the atmosphere that originate from coal burning and smelting operations around
the globe.Researchers at NCAR used the CCM3 model to show global sulfate
aerosol evolution and how sulfate aerosols are transported between different
continents. The sulfate aerosols shown here are primarily from ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Phil Rasch (scientist), Mary Barth (scientist), Jeff Kiehl (scientist), Tim Scheitlin (animator)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 0001-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 Day
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Use Constraints Copyright 2002, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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Data Center
Community Data Portal, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: cdp at
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution Size: 1 GB
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24