GCIP/ESOP-98 Surface: Hourly Surface Meteorological Composite

The GCIP/ESOP-98 Hourly Surface Composite contains data from several networks (i.e., Automated Surface Observing System, Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Surface, NOAA Wind Profiler Network, High Plains Climate Network, Missouri Automated Agricultural Network, Missouri Department of Conservation Fire Network, National Climatic Data Center DATSAV2, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, National Soil Tilth Laboratory, University of Minnesota Experimental Stations Network, University of Wisconsin Agricultural Weather Observation Network, Illinois Climate Network, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Divsision, Natural Resource Conservation Service Soil Moisture Soil Temperature Network, and the Environmental Protection Agency) for the ESOP 98 domain. Data from these sources were merged and quality controlled to form this Surface Composite.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1997-10-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  1998-05-31T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1997-10-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1998-05-31T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 50.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 37.00000
Bounding Box West Long -99.00000
Bounding Box East Long -85.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : es60_sfc.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format QCF3.1: Quality Control Format (QCF) (ASCII) (Long Hourly, Codiac/Y2K from Dec 1999)
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 672 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

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Author UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2011-08-24T17:30:26
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.5065/D6GM85MN
Alternate Identifier 18.020
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:51:16Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::18.020
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. (2011). GCIP/ESOP-98 Surface: Hourly Surface Meteorological Composite. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6GM85MN. Accessed 22 May 2024.

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