Global GTS Ship and Buoy Observations in GEMPAK format

The GTS Ship and Buoy Observations Data set is one of several data sets collected by the University Corporation of Atmospheric Research/Joint Office for Science Support. These data are contained in daily files which are in GEMPAK format. The data were acquired via the UNIDATA Local Data Manager (LDM). Note that prior to 9 June 2011 this data set included only observations from 00 to approximately 08 UTC each day. Also, there are no data available from 8 March 2014 to 9 March 2015.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2000-03-18T00:00:00Z
    End:  2022-05-31T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2000-03-18T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2022-05-31T23:59:59Z
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
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Documentation #1 : GTS-ship-buoy-missing-files.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 447806 MB
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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 2011-09-14T18:00:13
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 100.009
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-06-03T21:12:52Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::100.009
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Weather Service (NWS). (2011). Global GTS Ship and Buoy Observations in GEMPAK format. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 05 December 2023.

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