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Synoptic Maps


This dataset includes microfilm of synoptic maps for A-Scale Ships (Onversaagd, M. Dufresne, Volna, M. Matamoros, Charcot, Sipius, A. Saldanha, Endurer, Kurchatov, Charterer, Passat, Lomonosov, Anton Dohrn, La Perle, Capricorne) for Inter Phases as well as Phases I, II, and III of the Global Atmospheric Research Program's (GARP) Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE). Phase is specified in the "Description" section on the order page. 

Archive note

These data are available on microfilm however we do not have the capability to digitize or replicate and ship them.  They are available for viewing on location at the NCAR Foothills Laboratory using our microfilm viewer.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2017-11-09)
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Language English

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1974-06-25 00:00:00
End datetime 1974-09-19 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 0.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -54.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -10.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2017. Synoptic Maps. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 26 Oct 2020.

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