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            title:  Integrated Surface Dataset (Global)
            alternateTitle:  Global Hourly
            alternateTitle:  ISD
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        abstract:  The Integrated Surface Dataset (ISD) is composed of worldwide surface weather observations from over 35,000 stations, though the best spatial coverage is evident in North America, Europe, Australia, and parts of Asia. Parameters included are: air quality, atmospheric pressure, atmospheric temperature/dew point, atmospheric winds, clouds, precipitation, ocean waves, tides and more. ISD refers to the data contained within the digital database as well as the format in which the hourly, synoptic (3-hourly), and daily weather observations are stored. The format conforms to Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). ISD provides hourly data that can be used in a wide range of climatological applications. For some stations, data may go as far back as 1901, though most data show a substantial increase in volume in the 1940s and again in the early 1970s. Currently, there are over 14,000 "active" stations updated daily in the database. For user convenience, a subset of just the hourly data is available to users for download. It is referred to as Integrated Surface Global Hourly data, see associated download links for access to this subset.
        purpose:  Integrated Surface Data provides a long-term record of hourly, sub-hourly and synoptic weather observations from station networks around the world. Observation sources include the World Meteorological Organization, Automated Surface Observing System, Automated Weather Observing Stations, US Climate Reference Network, and others. Weather elements observed include sky conditions, visibility, weather type, dry bulb, wet bulb, and dew point temperatures, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, wind gusts, station and sea level pressure, altimeter, and precipitation. Online data are typically delayed for 24 hours.
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            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Phenomena > Tornadoes
            keyword:  Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Tropical Cyclones > Typhoons
            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Anticyclones/Cyclones
            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Pressure Tendency
            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Pressure Thickness
            keyword:  Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
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                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2019-04-25. See version control repository history for metadata change details.
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