Global GTS Surface Synoptic Observations

This data set contains up to 3-hourly resolution global surface synoptic observations. The data are in the ASCII SYNOP format. The data are in hourly 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:  2012-07-19T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2011-08-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2012-07-19T23:59:59Z
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 : WMO_Manual_on_Codes_306_SecA.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format SYN: ASCII SYNOP
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 2868 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 2012-08-08T16:05:45
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 347.022
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:52:17Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::347.022
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Weather Service (NWS). (2012). Global GTS Surface Synoptic Observations. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 June 2024.

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