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Northwest Mexico NAME Event Raingage Network (NERN) Hourly Data


This dataset contains hourly precipitation data from the NAME Event Raingage Network (NERN). This raingage network consists of 100 tipping bucket raingages that have been installed in primarily east-west transects across the Sierra Madre Occidental in Northwest Mexico. 50 gages were installed in 2002 and 50 more are to be installed in 2003. The Begin and End Dates for this dataset are general. Stations included may not report data for the complete time period. For more information regarding this dataset, please see the readme document.

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Spatial Type point
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-09-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-01-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 50.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 5.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -125.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -72.00

Primary point of contact information

David J. Gochis <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Gochis, D. 2007. Northwest Mexico NAME Event Raingage Network (NERN) Hourly Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 02 Oct 2022.

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