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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0179

CLPX-Model: Local Analysis and Prediction System: 4-D Atmospheric Analyses, Version 1

The Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS), run by the NOAA's Forecast Systems Laboratory (FSL), combines numerous observed meteorological data sets into a collection of atmospheric analyses.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 42, S: 38.5, E: -104, W: -108.5

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Clouds > Cloud Amount/Frequency
  • Clouds > Cloud Base
  • Clouds > Cloud Ceiling
  • Atmospheric Winds > Convergence/Divergence
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Dew Point Temperature
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Evaporation
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Ground Water > Infiltration
  • Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Potential Temperature
Platform(s) MODELS
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Glen Liston

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Liston, G. E. 2003. CLPX-Model: Local Analysis and Prediction System: 4-D Atmospheric Analyses, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/9TDTHSWY4KWA. [Date Accessed].
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