WDC-A Meteorological and Oceanographic Data from Chernobyl for 1986

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

WDCA Chernobyl Data consists of digital data set DSI-9681, archived at the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). World Data Center for Meteorology (WDC-A), located in Asheville, North Carolina, is a meteorological data center in a worldwide network of data centers for the various sciences established to promote international exchange of scientific data. This particular dataset consists of meteorological data from the April 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine. Upper air observations may include: winds, dew points, and temperatures. Surface observations may include: temperatures, winds, humidity, pressure, water vapor, solar radiation, salinity, currents, sea ice, swells, and waves. Drifting buoy observations may include: sea surface temperature, salinity, currents, swells, and waves. Satellite sounding observations may include: thickness, precipitable water, or mean temperature for up to two vertical layers.

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Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 6, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1988 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 6, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1988 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Cite this dataset when used as a source., 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 180.0
Bbox North Lat 90.0
Bbox South Lat -90.0
Bbox West Long -180.0
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C00305
Harvest Object Id a9a75787-054c-4f49-ac50-6960b036589a
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1986-04-25
Temporal Extent End 1986-05-30

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