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Climatology Products Available from the SCAS OCS PRISM Mapping Project

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Abstract: (Source: PRISM Home Page)

The data sets available on this web site were created using the PRISM (Parameter-elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes Model) climate mapping system, developed by Dr. Christopher Daly, PRISM Group director. PRISM is a unique knowledge-based system that uses point measurements of precipitation, temperature, and other climatic factors to produce continuous, digital ... View entire text
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Description: PRISM Project Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.02   S: 24.06   E: -65.98   W: -126.02

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Chris Daly and George Taylor
Dataset Title: United States Average Monthly or Annual Precipitation
Dataset Release Date: April 1998
Dataset Release Place: Portland, OR
Dataset Publisher: Oregon State University
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-05-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 4km
Longitude Resolution: 4km
Temporal Resolution: monthly, annual, climatological
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual Climatology
Originating Center
Data Center
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering, Oregon State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: daly at
Contact Address:
Director, PRISM Group
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering (NACSE)
2000 Kelley Engineering Center
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331-5501
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: None
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23