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Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0057_1


Summary
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.

Purpose: Scientific Research

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: 65.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA SURFACE


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD TYPES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >SWELLS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE FREQUENCY    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE HEIGHT    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE LENGTH    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE PERIOD    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE SPEED/DIRECTION    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WAVE TYPES    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN WAVES >WIND WAVES    [Definition]


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED

National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED


Personnel
NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA


MARK C. SERREZE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: serreze at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449


SCOTT D. WOODRUFF
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 497 6747
Email: sdw at cdc.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Climate Diagnostics Center
NOAA/ERL (R/E/CD1)
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303-3328


STEVEN J. WORLEY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 497 1248
Email: worley at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
Data Support Section
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


SERREZE, M., COMPILER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1997-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16



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