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NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0054_1

Abstract: NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive, available via ftp,
contains 17,659 marine rawinsonde reports for the region north of 65
degrees North. Its record extends from 1976 to 1996. These soundings
have been extracted from the National Center for Atmospheric Research
(NCAR) rawinsonde archive of the National Meteorological Center (NMC)
(now the National Center for Environmental Prediction, or NCEP). The
NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive data set complements the
Historical Arctic Rawinsonde Archive (HARA) for land stations and the
Russian 'North Pole' drifting station archive.

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 65.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-06-30
RAWINSONDES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Data Center
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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1997-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16