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RAINEX: Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS) Data


This data set contains 30-minute resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS) network which is operated by the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group in the Texas A&M University College of Geosciences and the Texas General Land Office Oil Spill Prevention and Response group. There are 6 stations within the network that provide meteorological observations. The stations are located along the Texas Gulf coast. This data set covers the period from 1 June to 31 October 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL has conducted no additional quality control on these data.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2007-11-28)
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Spatial Type grid
Frequency 30 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-06-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-10-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 29.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 26.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -97.10, Maximum (East) Longitude: -93.50

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Additional contact information


Texas A & M University (TAMU). 2007. RAINEX: Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 13 Jun 2024.

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