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GTS Surface Synoptic Observations

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Summary

The GTS Three-Hourly Synoptic Observation Data is one of several surface data sets collected by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Joint Office for Science Support (UCAR/JOSS) as part of the BAMEX project. Included in the data set are the global three-hourly synoptic observations. These data are contained in daily files which are in GEMPAK format. The data cover the period from 20 May to 07 July 2003. The data were acquired via the UNIDATA Local Data Manager (LDM).

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 3 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2003-05-20 00:00:00
End datetime 2003-07-07 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 48.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -80.00

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

Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2008. GTS Surface Synoptic Observations. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/85.026. Accessed 25 Oct 2021.

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