IABP Drifting Buoy Pressure, Temperature, Position, and Interpolated Ice Velocity
Entry ID: G00791

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Summary
Abstract: The International Arctic Buoy Programme (IABP) maintains a network of drifting buoys to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for real-time operational requirements and research purposes including support to the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and the World Weather Watch (WWW) Programme. An average of 25 buoys are in service at any time. The IABP drifting buoy data products ... View entire text
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Description: International Arctic Buoy Programme (IABP)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 50.0   E: 0.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rigor, I. G. Compiled by Polar Science Center.
Dataset Title: IABP Drifting Buoy Pressure, Temperature, Position, and Interpolated Ice Velocity
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/G00791
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-19
Quality Atmospheric pressure is typically measured using barometers with errors of < 1 mb. Air temperature is measured using a variety of instruments. The thermistors typically have measurement errors of < 0.1oC, but where these instruments are installed on the buoys necessitates some care in interpreting the data. Prior to 1991, most measurements were taken from thermistors placed inside the hull of air ... View entire text
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC NOAA USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 45 - 3482 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 45 - 3482 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 206-685-2571
Fax: 206-543-3521
Email: igr at apl.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Polar Science Center
Applied Physics Laboratory
1013 NE 40th Street
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Brown, W. P. and E. G. Kerut. 1978. Air droppable RAMS (ADRAMS) buoys. AIDJEX Bulletin. 40:21-29. Gandin, L. S. 1965. Objective analysis of meteorological fields. Gidrometeorologicheskoe Izdatel'stvo. Leningrad, translated from Russian. Israel program for scientific translations, Jerusalem. 242 pp. Julian, P. R. and H. J. Thiebaux. 1975. On some properties of correlation functions used in ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-09
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