NCEP/EMC U.S. Stage IV imagery [NCAR/EOL]
This dataset contains the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) GIF Imagery including Hourly Stage II GIF, Daily Stage II GIF, Daily RFC GIF, 6-Hourly Stage IV GIF, and Daily Stage IV GIF. Depending on the time period selected, all GIF types may or may not be available. Please see the GCIP/EOP: Surface NCEP Ancillary Catalogue of Available GCIP Precipitation Data (NCEP/EMC). This dataset is provided as is and was not quality controlled by UCAR/JOSS. Beginning 1 Jan 2002, the analysis grid has been changed to conform with the official NWS HRAP grid. File names have also been changed. See the readme provided with this dataset for details. As of April 2017 this data includes Alaska and Puerto Rico stations.
27 March 2020 - Data for 01 January 2020 was added when it was determined that this date had been omitted.
15 January 2020 - Data for 26 September 2019 was added when it was determined that this date had been omitted.
31 August 2020: Start and end dates/times on the files were updated.
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|Begin datetime||2001-12-31 12:00:01|
|End datetime||2020-07-31 23:00:00|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -176.836, Maximum (East) Longitude: -65.544
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CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Du, J. 2011. NCEP/EMC U.S. Stage IV imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/21.087. Accessed 22 Oct 2020.
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