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Historical Arctic and Antarctic Surface Observational Data, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0190_1


Summary
Abstract: This product consists of meteorological data from 105 Arctic weather stations and 137 Antarctic stations, extracted from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)'s Integrated Surface Hourly (ISH) database. Variables include wind direction, wind speed, visibility, air temperature, dew point temperature, and sea level pressure. Temporal coverage varies by station, with the earliest record in 1913 and the latest in 2002. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format, with one file per station and year. Graphs of meteorological variables throughout the time series accompany the ASCII data. Data are available via FTP.

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Description: Direct download via HTTPS protocol.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.72   S: -90.0   E: 178.72   W: 0.0
  N: 83.63   S: 59.98   E: -13.58   W: -73.17

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Historical Arctic and Antarctic Surface Observational Data, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1913-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

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Personnel
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16


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