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RAINEX: Shell Oil Platform Meteorological Data

Summary

This data set contains hourly resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the Shell Oil (http://www.shell.com) Platform weather stations. These data were retrieved from the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). This data set includes data from the 2 stations located off the Texas Gulf of Mexico near Texas. This data set covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL conducted no additional quality control on these data.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2007-02-09)
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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency hourly
Language English
Categories
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-12-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 27.60, Minimum (South) Latitude: 27.50
Minimum (West) Longitude: -92.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.60

Primary point of contact information

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

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA. 2007. RAINEX: Shell Oil Platform Meteorological Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/HAYM-ZPFV-K60H. Accessed 07 Dec 2022.

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