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GCIP/ESOP-95 Surface: NCDC SAO Specials Dataset

Summary

This dataset contains only the GCIP/ESOP-95 National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) Surface Aviation Observation (SAO) "Special" observation surface data for the ESOP-95 domain. These are observations that are reported at off-hour times and report significant changes in conditions from the previous hourly reports. These reports can include all of the information shown in hourly SAOs, but more typically, report only portions of the data. A complete listing of the requirements to issue a "special SAO" are included in the Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 1 (1988).

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1995-09-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. GCIP/ESOP-95 Surface: NCDC SAO Specials Dataset. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/1.004. Accessed 24 Sep 2020.

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