Thermographs


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            title:  Thermographs
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                date:  2011-03-15
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        abstract:  The Thermograph data collection consists primary of weekly circular charts recording continuous temperature at a given station. The collection also includes hygrothermographs, which are long rectangular charts which also capture humidity on the same chart. There are hundreds of thousands of thermograph charts in physical media. The online collection only contains a subset of this massive collection. The bulk of the records spans the entire 20th century, although there are records that fall outside this time period.
        purpose:  Thermographs can be used to show the rate of temperature and (for hygrothermographs) humidity change over time in a given location. This information can be useful to many industries, including energy and engineering.
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                        description:  NCEI home page with information, data access and contact information.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    hoursOfService:  8:00 - 6:00 Eastern
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free, however fees may apply for data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  MICROFILM
                version: (missing)
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  PAPER
                version: (missing)
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  MICROFICHE
                version: (missing)
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                transferSize: (missing)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/webartis
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                    name:  NCEI WebARTIS
                    description:  Search WebARTIS--collection CHTHRM--for more detail about available data in the physical archives.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                positionName:  Customer Engagement Branch
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  1-828-271-4800
                        facsimile:  1-828-271-4876
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  151 Patton Avenue
                        deliveryPoint:  Veach-Baley Federal Building, Room 468
                        city:  Asheville
                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  ncei.orders@noaa.gov
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov
                        protocol:  HTTPS
                        applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                        name:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
                        description:  NCEI home page with information, data access and contact information.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    hoursOfService:  8:00 - 6:00 Eastern
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free, however fees may apply for data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  MICROFILM
                version: (missing)
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  PAPER
                version: (missing)
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  MICROFICHE
                version: (missing)
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                transferSize: (missing)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/contact
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                    name:  NCEI Customer Support
                    description:  NCEI provides customers with information and data from the NCEI archive. To order NCEI products and services contact the customer support team.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) offlineAccess
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
            extent:  #boundingExtent
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  NWS Stations were equipped with hygrothermograph machines. Records were sent to the NOAA Archive to ensure long-term stewardship of the data records. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, there was an effort to scan and digitize as many analog records as possible, to ensure better accessibility to records. A subset of the Archive's Thermograph collection was scanned during that time.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Scanned as JPG and TIF
                rationale:  To digitize collection in order to make available online.
                dateTime: (missing)
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NCDC Climate Data Modernization Program
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
                source:  sd001
            source:  (LE_Source)
                description:  Thermographs records were scanned from physical forms contained in the Archive.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NCEI WebARTIS - CHTHRM
                    date: (missing)
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName: (missing)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/webartis
                                protocol:  HTTPS
                                applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                                name:  NCEI WebARTIS - CHTHRM
                                description:  Search WebARTIS--collection CHTHRM--for more detail about available data in the physical archives.
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role: (missing)
                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.