Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset

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eng; usa

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Value: UTF8
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Hierarchy Level:

Value: dataset
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Hierarchy Level Name:

Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Date Stamp:

2014-10-24

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0057.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset
Date:
Date: 2006
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2006-01-20
Identifier: NSIDC-0057
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Abstract:

The Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic subset contains marine surface weather reports for the region north of 65 degrees N from ships, drifting ice stations, and buoys. COADS is the result of an ongoing project to assemble and reduce machine-readable portions of the available historical ocean-atmosphere record into a regular, compact, easy-to-use database. The COADS LMRF Arctic subset contains data collected over the years 1950 to 1995. The following parameters are included in this data set: air and sea temperature, cloudiness, humidity, and winds. The scientists assembling COADS have attempted to integrate all available digitized, directly sensed surface-marine data sets that would contribute information of reasonable quality. Most of the early data were gathered by ships-of-opportunity. More recent data also come from fixed research vessels, buoys, and other observing devices. Data archived at NSIDC is for the region North of 65 degrees N. for the years 1950-1995. Updates will be made available as they are received at NSIDC. The COADS LMRF Arctic subset consists of 46 data files (one for each year) which are in LMRF (Long Marine Report Fixed-Length, packed binary format), and has a total volume of approximately 201 MB UNIX compressed, and 632 MB uncompressed. The data are in the form of individual marine reports with a given latitude and longitude. A UNIX-based Fortran program is distributed with the data files.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Serreze, M., compiler. 2006. Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Status:

Value: complete
CodeList: MD_ProgressCode

Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Mark C. Serreze
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: serreze@nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Scott D. Woodruff
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 497-6747

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Climate Diagnostics Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80303-3328
Country: USA
Email: sdw@cdc.noaa.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Steven J. Worley
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 497-1248

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Data Support Section
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA
Email: worley@ucar.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

Value: asNeeded
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Update Scope:

Value: dataset
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Value: series
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Value: attribute
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Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Geographic Region > Arctic
Keyword: Vertical Location > Sea Surface
Keyword Type:
Value: place
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Surface Pressure
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor > Humidity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor > Surface Humidity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds > Horizontal Velocity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Amount/Frequency > Cloudiness
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Height
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Types
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Swells
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Frequency
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Height
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Length
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Period
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Types
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wind Waves
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Winds > Surface Winds
Keyword Type:
Value: discipline
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: EOSDIS > Earth Observing System Data Information System
Keyword: ESIP > Earth Science Information Partners Program
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Project Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: Air Temperature
Keyword: Arctic
Keyword: Atmospheric Pressure
Keyword: Climatology
Keyword: Cloud Amount
Keyword: Cloud Cover
Keyword: Cloud Height
Keyword: Cloudiness
Keyword: Cloud Types
Keyword: COADS
Keyword: Horizontal Velocity
Keyword: Humidity
Keyword: Ice Accretion
Keyword: Ice Thickness
Keyword: IDN_NODE GSFC/NOAA/OAR/ERL/CDC
Keyword: Latent Heat
Keyword: Low Cloud Type
Keyword: LOWER CLOUD AMOUNT
Keyword: Marine
Keyword: MERIDIONAL WINDS
Keyword: Past Weather
Keyword: Physical Oceanography
Keyword: Present Weather
Keyword: Research Vessels
Keyword: Sea Ice
Keyword: Sea Surface Temperature
Keyword: Ships Of Opportunity
Keyword: Surface
Keyword: Surface Humidity
Keyword: Surface Pressure
Keyword: Surface Winds
Keyword: Swell Direction
Keyword: Swell Height
Keyword: Swell Period
Keyword: Total Cloud Amount
Keyword: UWIND
Keyword: Visibility
Keyword: VWIND
Keyword: Wave Direction
Keyword: Wave Height
Keyword: Wave Length
Keyword: Wave Period
Keyword: Wave Winds
Keyword: Wind Direction
Keyword: Wind Speed
Keyword: Zonal Winds
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

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Use Constraints:

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Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
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Topic Category:

Value: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Topic Category:

Value: oceans
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -180
Eastbound Longitude: 180
Southbound Latitude: 65
Northbound Latitude: 90

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 19500101
End Position: 19951231

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: LMRF
Specification: FTP 632 MB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/COADS-ARCTIC/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0057_coads.gd.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
CodeList: MD_MediumNameCode
Density: 632
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: BATHYTHERMOGRAPHS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: BUOYS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: SHIPS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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