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PLOWS: Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) 1-minute Data

Summary

This data set contains 1-minute resolution surface meteorological data from the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) stations located across the United States, including Guam. These data were retrieved from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) for the PLOWS period (February and March 2009 and November 2009 through March 2010; no data are available for the period in between). Each of the two types of files, om1 and om2, consists of a compressed tar file containing one month of data, with individual files for each station in the United States. The data are in ASCII format.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2011-05-17)
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Frequency 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-02-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 70.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -65.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Centers for Environmental Information. 2011. PLOWS: Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) 1-minute Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/Z7YV-HPKJ-8J0Q. Accessed 12 Aug 2022.

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