Iraq Radiosonde Launch Records

Metadata Updated: November 18, 2018

Iraqi upper air records loaned to NCDC from the Air Force 14th Weather Squadron. Scanned notebooks containing upper air radiosonde launch records and data. Launches were conduced by the Iraqi Meteorological Department. Most textual information is in Arabic. Records were collected by the United States Air Force and used as reference for flights during Operation Desert Storm in 1990-1993. Each notebook is scanned into a single file, spanning two to 12 months. Period of record is 1958-1989

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Metadata Date May 25, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 18, 2018
Reference Date(s) March 15, 2011 (publication), May 2, 2013 (revision)
Frequency Of Update irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 25, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 18, 2018
Reference Date(s) March 15, 2011 (publication), May 2, 2013 (revision)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long 48
Bbox North Lat 37
Bbox South Lat 28
Bbox West Long 38
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Frequency Of Update irregular
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Harvest Object Id 6d5ffa30-574e-4f8f-b7e3-3a2da40b46a9
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence Controlled user access to the EV2 system
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1958
Temporal Extent End 1989

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