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Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset
Entry ID: NSIDC-0057

Abstract: The Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) Long Marine Reports Fixed-Length (LMRF) Arctic subset contains marine surface weather reports for regions north of 65 degrees N from ships, drifting ice stations, and buoys. The COADS LMRF Arctic subset contains data collected over the years 1950 to 1995 and includes the following parameters: air and sea temperature, cloudiness, humidity, and winds. The data are in the form of individual marine reports with a given latitude and longitude.
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Description: Documentation

Description: FTP
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 65.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Serreze, M., compiler
Dataset Title: Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0057
Dataset Release Date: 2006-01-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Data Resolution
Longitude Resolution: Varies
Temporal Resolution: Varies
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 632 MB
Distribution Format: LMRF
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-03-31