Integrated surface hourly weather observations : ISHWO.

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Imprint:Asheville, N.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Climatic Data Center, 2002-
Description:CD-ROMs : col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:English
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5161826
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Varying Form of Title:ISHWO
Title on disc label, v. 1/4-9/12: Integrated surface hourly
Title on disc label, v. 13/16- : Integrated surface hourly observations
Title of database documentation on screen: Federal climate complex data documentation for integrated surface hourly data
Other authors / contributors:National Climatic Data Center (U.S.)
U.S. Air Force Combat Climatology Center.
United States. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command. Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment.
Frequency:Annual
Date / volume:Vol. 1 (1995-1999)-
Notes:Title from title screen.
Database documentation included on each CD-ROM entitled: Federal climate complex data documentation for integrated surface hourly data / National Climate Data Center, Air Force Combat Climatology Center, Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment.
Latest issue consulted: Vol. 21-24 (2002).
Vols. 1/4-9/12 contain retrospective data for the years 1995-1999; v. 13/16- contain annual data for the years 2000-
Each CD-ROM contains data for the specific WMO block numbers listed on its label.
Numeric, textual, and graphic data with programs
System requirements: IBM compatible 486 processor or higher; CD-ROM drive; Windows 95/98, NT 3.51/4.0, 2000, or XP; 18-MB of free hard disk for the typical installation, or 4 MB of free hard disk for the compact installation; mouse (Microsoft compatible).
Summary:Database is composed of worldwide surface weather observations from about 20,000 stations, collected and stored from sources such as Automated Weather Network (AWN), Global Telecommunications System (GTS), Automated Surface Observing system (ASOS), and data keyed from paper forms. Most digital observations are decoded either at operational centers and forwarded to Federal Climate Complex or decoded at the FCC. All data are now stored in a single ASCII format. (Text summary of FCC database documentation).
GPO item no.:0128-H-02
Govt.docs classification:C 55.54:IN 8/

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