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Arctic Cyclone Track Data Set, 1966-1993

Summary

This data set comprises a 28-year record (1 May 1966 through 31 December 1993) of twice-daily extra tropical cyclone statistics for the Northern Hemisphere. Data were obtained from application of the updated Serreze (1995) algorithm to National Meteorological Center (NMC) sea level pressure (SLP) fields for the 47x51 octagonal grid. The data set includes the position and central pressure of each cyclone, whether the observation represents a cyclogenesis or cyclolysis event (from the first and last observation of each system), and the local Laplacian (105 mb m-2) and sea level pressure tendency (SLPT) (mb (12h-1)) at each cyclone center.

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  • 1.0 (2009-04-29)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1966-05-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1993-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

Primary point of contact information

Mark C. Serreze <serreze@nsidc.org>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Serreze, M. 2009. Arctic Cyclone Track Data Set, 1966-1993. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6C827FK. Accessed 23 Sep 2019.

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