Integrated Surface Dataset (Global)
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      gov.noaa.ncdc:C00532
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      eng; USA
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          NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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      2023-08-10
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Integrated Surface Dataset (Global) Alternate title: Global Hourly Alternate title: ISD Date: Date: Date: 2001 Date type: Date type code: publication Date: Date: Date: 2003 Date type: Date type code: revision Date: Date: Date: 2016 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 2 Identifier: Identifier: Code: NCEI DSI 3505_02 (deprecated) Identifier: Identifier: Code: NCEI DSI 3505_03 Identifier: Identifier: Code: gov.noaa.ncdc:C00532 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Role: Role code: publisher Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Role: Role code: publisher Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Position name: User Engagement and Services Branch Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: +1 (828) 271-4800 Facsimile: +1 (828) 271-4876 Address: Address: Delivery point: 151 Patton Avenue Delivery point: Veach-Baley Federal Building, Room 468 City: Asheville Administrative area: NC Postal code: 28801-5001 Country: USA Electronic mail address: ncei.orders@noaa.gov Hours of service: 8:00 - 6:00 Eastern Role: Role code: originator Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Position name: User Engagement and Services Branch Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: +1 (828) 271-4800 Facsimile: +1 (828) 271-4876 Address: Address: Delivery point: 151 Patton Avenue Delivery point: Veach-Baley Federal Building, Room 468 City: Asheville Administrative area: NC Postal code: 28801-5001 Country: USA Electronic mail address: ncei.orders@noaa.gov Hours of service: 8:00 - 6:00 Eastern Role: Role code: author Presentation form: Presentation form code: tableDigital 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. Status: Progress code: onGoing Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information Position name: Customer Engagement Branch Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 1-828-271-4800 Facsimile: 1-828-271-4876 Address: Address: Delivery point: 151 Patton Avenue Delivery point: Veach-Baley Federal Building, Room 468 City: Asheville Administrative area: NC Postal code: 28801-5001 Country: USA Electronic mail address: ncei.orders@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Description: NCEI home page with information, data access and contact information. Function: Online function code: information Hours of service: 8:00 - 6:00 Eastern Role: Role code: pointOfContact Resource maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: daily Graphic overview: BrowseGraphic: File name: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/pub/data/metadata/images/C00532_ISH.png File description: Integrated Surface Hourly GIS map File type: PNG Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Air Quality > Smog Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Air Quality > Tropospheric Ozone Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Air Quality > Visibility Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Altitude > Geopotential Height Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry > Oxygen Compounds > Ozone Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Electricity > Lightning Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Tropical Cyclones Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Drought Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Fog Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Freeze/Frost Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Phenomena > Frost Keyword: Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Tropical Cyclones > Hurricanes Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Lightning Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Weather Events > Rain Storms 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 Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Surface Pressure Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Sunshine Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Temperature > Air Temperature Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Atmospheric Stability Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Temperature > Maximum/Minimum Temperature Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Temperature Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Temperature > Temperature Tendency Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor Indicators > Dew Point Temperature Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor Processes > Evaporation Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor Indicators > Humidity Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor Tendency Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Dynamics > Convection Keyword: Earth Science > Ocean > Ocean Winds > Convergence/Divergence Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Dynamics > Turbulence Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Upper Level Winds Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Dynamics > Vertical Wind Velocity/Speed Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Dynamics > Vorticity Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Atmospheric Temperature Indices > Wind Chill Index Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Dynamics > Wind Shear Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Wind Tendency Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Properties > Cloud Amount/Frequency Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Properties > Cloud Ceiling Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Properties > Cloud Height Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Properties > Cloud Types Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds > Cloud Properties > Cloud Vertical Distribution Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Liquid Precipitation > Rain > Freezing Rain Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Solid Precipitation > Hail Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Amount Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Rate Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Liquid Precipitation > Rain Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Solid Precipitation > Ice Pellets > Sleet Keyword: Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Solid Precipitation > Snow Keyword: Earth Science > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Snow Depth Keyword: Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Meteorological Hazards Keyword: Earth Science > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Depth Keyword: Earth Science > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Surface Water Processes/Measurements > Floods Keyword: Earth Science > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Rivers/Streams Keyword: Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Height Keyword: Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wind Waves Keyword: Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Winds > Surface Winds Keyword: Earth Science > Oceans > Tides > Storm Surge Keyword: Earth Science > Oceans > Tides > Tidal Height Type: Keyword type code: theme Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Geographic Region > Global Land Type: Keyword type code: place Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Vertical Location > Troposphere Keyword: Vertical Location > Land Surface Keyword: Vertical Location > Stratosphere Keyword: Vertical Location > Sea Surface Type: Keyword type code: stratum Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Meteorological Stations Keyword: Ground Stations Type: Keyword type code: platform Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Thermometers Keyword: Rain Gauges Keyword: Barometers Keyword: Snow Measuring Rod Keyword: Visual Observations Keyword: Anemometers Keyword: Wind Monitor Keyword: Pressure Gauges Keyword: Temperature Probes Keyword: Wind Vanes Keyword: Altimeters Keyword: Gust Probes Type: Keyword type code: instrument Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Keyword: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Type: Keyword type code: dataCentre Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2018 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Version 8.6 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Global Change Data Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Web Browser Name: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords Description: The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: publisher Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Land Surface Type: Keyword type code: product Thesaurus name: missing Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Cite as: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (2001): Global Surface Hourly [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [access date] Resource constraints: title: Distribution Liability Legal constraints: uuid: dadd4ac3-2b9f-4db5-8603-71285b94c3d7 Access constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives. Resource constraints: title: Use Liability Legal constraints: uuid: e8163b1b-fb5a-4f4e-8d5c-ed06da10e21b Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. Language: eng; USA Topic category: Topic category code: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -180.0 East bound longitude: 180.0 South bound latitude: -90.0 North bound latitude: 90.0 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Begin date: 1901-01-01 End date: now
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Distribution info: Distribution: Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: title: NCEI (distributor) Responsible party: uuid: 440b3ac2-64a5-46e2-9846-38305718b644 Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: ncei.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/contact Name: NCEI Contact Information Description: Information for contacts at NCEI. Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: distributor Distribution Order Process: Standard order process: Fees: In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media. Ordering instructions: Contact NCEI for other distribution options and instructions. Distributor format: Format: Name: CSV Version: missing Distributor format: Format: Name: ArcGIS Version: missing Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/metadata/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/gov.noaa.ncdc:C00532/html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Landing Page Name: NCEI Dataset Landing Page Description: Landing page for the dataset. Function: Online function code: information Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/data/global-hourly/ Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Download Name: NCEI Direct Download Description: Direct download for the Integrated Surface Global Hourly (subset) dataset files. Function: Online function code: download Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/access/search/data-search/global-hourly Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Data Search Application Name: NCEI Climate Data Online Data Search Description: Search for the dataset via a text-based interface. Function: Online function code: search Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/maps/hourly/ Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Map Search Application Name: NCEI Climate Data Online Map Server for Global Hourly (subset) data Description: Dynamic GIS mapping application to locate stations and data for selected layers. Function: Online function code: search Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://gis.ncdc.noaa.gov/kml/isd.kmz Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: KML Name: KMZ file for dataset Description: Direct download link for KMZ file. Function: Online function code: download Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/data/global-hourly/doc/isd-format-document.pdf Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Documentation Name: Full ISD format documentation Description: Documentation for the full dataset format including a data description, list of sources, format layout and definitions. Function: Online function code: information Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/data/global-hourly/doc/sample.csv Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Sample Name: Integrated Surface Global Hourly Data Sample Description: This sample data file shows how the data are formatted by station ID and is for example purposes only. Function: Online function code: download Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/isd Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Information Name: Integrated Surface Database Information Page Description: Project page with dataset information. Function: Online function code: information Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://registry.opendata.aws/noaa-isd/ Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Information Name: Registry of Open Data on AWS Description: Information on AWS data access. Function: Online function code: information Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Units of distribution: Region: us-east-1 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://noaa-isd-pds.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Download Name: AWS S3 Explorer (Region: us-east-1) Description: Browse view to explore the S3 bucket. Function: Online function code: download Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Units of distribution: Region: europe-west Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://microsoft.github.io/AIforEarthDataSets/data/noaa-isd.html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Information Name: Azure Landing Page (Region: europe-west) Description: Information on Microsoft Azure data access. Function: Online function code: information
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Lineage: Lineage: Statement: The Integrated Surface Hourly Dataset is a merge of many observation streams to form a complete database of surface weather observations globally. Originally it was referred to as Integrated Surface Hourly Database (ISH), but has since grown to include data of various temporal periods (e.g., daily). The database holds data originating from sources such as the Automated Weather Network (AWN), the Global Telecommunications System (GTS), the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS), and data keyed from paper forms. In addition, the database includes data originating from various codes such as synoptic, airways, METAR (Meteorological Routine Weather Report), and SMARS (Supplementary Marine Reporting Station), as well as observations from automatic weather stations. The data are sorted by station-year-month-day-hour-minute. Most digital observations are decoded either at operational centers and forwarded to the archive or one of its partners (including the US Air Force). Basic quality control may be performed prior to its arrival in the ISD database. For more information, please review documentation. Process step: Process Step: Description: ISD Version 1 was released in 2001. Date and time: missing Processor: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process Step: Description: ISD Version 2 was released in 2003 and included additional Quality Control Processing applied. Date and time: missing Processor: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process Step: Description: In 2016, ISD received updated documentation and improvements to its processing, ensuring access to high, archive quality data. Date and time: missing Processor: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Role: Role code: processor Source: Source: Description: Source dataset for the product. Source citation: Citation: Title: NOAA Surface Weather Observations Date: missing Identifier: Identifier: Code: gov.noaa.ncdc:C00984 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Role: Role code: originator Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: missing Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/metadata/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/gov.noaa.ncdc:C00011/html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Landing Page Name: NCEI Landing Page for NOAA-SWO Description: Source dataset landing page with general information and access links for that dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: missing Source extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: Extent type code: 1 West bound longitude: -180 East bound longitude: 180 South bound latitude: -90 North bound latitude: 90 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Begin date: 2004-02-28 End date: now Source step: xlink: ps001 Source: Source: Description: Source Dataset is integrated daily with NOAA-SWO for completeness, extending the period of record. Source citation: Citation: Title: United States Air Force 14th Weather Squadron Surface Weather Observations Date: missing Identifier: Identifier: Code: gov.noaa.ncdc:C00678 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: U.S. Air Force 14th Weather Squadron Role: Role code: originator Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: missing Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/metadata/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/gov.noaa.ncdc:C00678/html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Landing Page Name: NCEI Landing Page for USAF-SWO Description: Source dataset landing page with general information and access links for that dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: missing Source extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: Extent type code: 1 West bound longitude: -180 East bound longitude: 180 South bound latitude: -90 North bound latitude: 90 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Begin date: 1901-01-01 End date: now Source step: xlink: ps002 Source: Source: Description: Several static datasets have been incorporated into ISD. Data are from Australia, Brazil, the Washington National Observatory, Greenland, Mexico, METAR Monthly Airways Extract (MAE), and the NSRDB. Source citation: Citation: Title: Static Inputs for the Integrated Surface Dataset Date: missing Identifier: Identifier: Code: gov.noaa.ncdc:C00987 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information Role: Role code: custodian Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: missing Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/metadata/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/gov.noaa.ncdc:C00987/html Protocol: HTTPS Application profile: Landing Page Name: NCEI Landing Page for ISD Inputs Description: Source dataset landing page with general information and access links for that dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: missing Source extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: Extent type code: 1 West bound longitude: -180 East bound longitude: 180 South bound latitude: -90 North bound latitude: 90 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Begin date: 1901-01-01 End date: now Source step: xlink: ps003
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: repository Level description: Scope description: Other: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information Lineage: Lineage: Process step: Process Step: 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. Date and time: 2015-04-22T00:00:00
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Metadata maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: asNeeded Maintenance note: Bulk metadata change applied on 2023-07-06. See version control repository history for metadata change details.
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Acquisition: Acquisition Information: Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: AWS > AUTOMATED WEATHER SYSTEM Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: ANEMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: ALTIMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: BAROMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: CEILOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: HYGROMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: HUMIDITY SENSORS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: PRESSURE SENSORS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: RAIN GAUGES Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: TEMPERATURE SENSORS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: THERMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: VISUAL OBSERVATIONS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: WIND VANES Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: SUNSHINE RECORDERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: ANEMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: BAROMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: HYGROMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: RAIN GAUGES Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: TEMPERATURE SENSORS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: THERMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: VISUAL OBSERVATIONS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: WIND VANES Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: ANEMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: BAROMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: TEMPERATURE SENSORS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: THERMOMETERS Type: missing Instrument: Instrument: Identifier: Identifier: Code: WIND VANES Type: missing Platform: Platform: Identifier: Identifier: Code: WEATHER STATIONS Description: missing Instrument: missing Platform: Platform: Identifier: Identifier: Code: SHIPS Description: missing Instrument: missing Platform: Platform: Identifier: Identifier: Code: BUOYS Description: missing Instrument: missing
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