International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) with Enhanced Trimming, Release 3


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            title:  International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) with Enhanced Trimming, Release 3
            alternateTitle:  ICOADS-ET R3
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                date:  2016-06-17
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                  Anchor:  DOI doi:10.7289/V5930R58
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                code:  NCEI DSI 1173_01
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        abstract:  This dataset contains the latest official release of International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) with Enhanced Trimming, provided in a common format: the International Maritime Meteorological Archive (IMMA format). The dataset provides point observations with full global coverage, from 1662 to 2014. Surface meteorological variables over the ocean, including sea surface temperature, are available where observed. All observations in this collection from the latest ICOADS Release data set are "enhanced" filtered. The enhanced filter option is designed to select almost all available observations, including ships, buoys, and additional platforms such as oceanographic profilers. Furthermore, this filter excludes (trims) outliers that fall outside 4.5 standard deviations from the smoothed median. For more information on enhanced observations please read associated resources. From the project website (http://icoads.noaa.gov/products.html) you can find out about other filtering operations, as well as about monthly summary statistics(basic gridded) products, provided from the other ICOADS project partners. There are Preliminary data that are delivered monthly, but are not a part of the Official ICOADS Release 3.0.
        purpose:  Multiple sources of historical marine observations provided in a well known standard format and long period of record with global coverage.
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                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1662-10
                            endPosition:  2007-12
                sourceStep:  ps001
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2018-11-05. See version control repository history for metadata change details.