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U.S. Navy SPOT Global Surface and Upper Air Observations, daily 1971-1996

| DOI: 10.5065/3Q4J-HW39

The Navy Fleet Numerical Weather Center (FNWC) collects, on an operational basis, surface and upper air data from the Global Telecommunications System (GTS). DSS created the subsets. Coverage and quality inferior to NCEP/NMC ADP - we recommend using DS464.0 and DS353.4.

Temporal Range:
1971-01 to 1996-12
Air Temperature Cloud Base Height Cloud Frequency Cloud Types
Dew Point Temperature Geopotential Height Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature
Station Height Surface Pressure Surface Winds Swells
Upper Air Temperature Visibility Wave Height Wave Period
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface 850 mbar 700 mbar 500 mbar
400 mbar 300 mbar 250 mbar 200 mbar
150 mbar 100 mbar 70 mbar 50 mbar
30 mbar 20 mbar 10 mbar
Temporal Frequencies:
Every hour
Data Types:
Platform Observation
Data Contributors:
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, U.S. Navy, U. S. Department of Defense
Total Volume:
34.92 GB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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