Global GTS Ship and Buoy Observation Data

This data set contains global GTS observations from ships and buoys. The data are in the ASCII ship weather report format (BBXX). The data are in hourly data files during the DYNAMO period. These data were collected by NCAR/EOL and are provided as is, no quality control has been conducted.

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  • EOL Data Support
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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2011-08-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  2012-07-20T21:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2011-08-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2012-07-20T21:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 90.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -90.00000
Bounding Box West Long -180.00000
Bounding Box East Long 180.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : NWS_Obs_Handbook1_2010.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format ASCII: ASCII GTS Marine
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 1171 MB
Legal Constraints


Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
Metadata Contact Email
Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author National Weather Service (NWS)
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2012-08-07T15:59:14
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 347.021
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:52:17Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::347.021
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Weather Service (NWS). (2012). Global GTS Ship and Buoy Observation Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 23 June 2024.

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