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RAINEX: University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Buoy Data


This data set contains 30 minute resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data in a single file. Data are from the University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science buoy located in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Mississippi. These data were retrieved from the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). There is 1 station in this data set. This data set covers the period from 1 June to 29 August 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL has conducted no additional quality control on these data.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2007-11-05)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-06-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-08-29 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.05, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.03
Minimum (West) Longitude: -88.66, Maximum (East) Longitude: -88.64

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University of Southern Mississippi

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University of Southern Mississippi. 2007. RAINEX: University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Buoy Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Apr 2024.

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