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        abstract:  NCDC Technical Reports is a set of retrospective analyses produced by the Research Customer Service Group and the National Climatic Data Center from 1995 to 2008. Meteorologists and Physical Scientists at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) produced more than 30 reports on wide-ranging topics from climatologies in Olympic cities to reanalyses of severe weather, flooding, and snow events.
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                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.
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            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                transferSize: (missing)
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                    linkage: https://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/techrpts/
                    protocol:  HTTPS
                    applicationProfile:  Download
                    name:  Download directory for Technical Reports
                    description:  A subset of Technical Reports are available to users via direct download.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
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            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
            extent:  #boundingExtent
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Limited scanning activities at NCDC contribute to the image repository. Partnerships with other NOAA line offices and international weather services have contributed to the broad and global nature of digitally imaged records available from the NCDC.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Scanned as PDF
                rationale:  To digitize collection in order to make available online.
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                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NCDC Climate Data Modernization Program
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
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            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
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                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
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                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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        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Bulk metadata change applied on 2018-11-05. See version control repository history for metadata change details.