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Collection of Observed Gravity Values, Absolute Gravity Measurements, Grids and Other Derived Summary Data

The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) of NOAA, in cooperation with the National Geodetic Survey of NOAA, have published a Gravity CD-ROM containing observed and derived gravity measurements. Contributions to this data compilation include many national and international organizations, in both academia and government. The compact disc contains almost 620 Mbytes of data, partitioned into 1486 files. Approximately 25 percent of the data are observed values -- regional station data collections (separated primarily by contributors) and absolute gravity measurements. Grids and other derived summary data sets represent another 65 percent of the data. The remaining 10 percent of the disc contains geopolitical base map reference data and software.

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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
Point of Contact Susan McLean
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6478
Documentation links not available.
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
  • publication: 1993-01-01
Edition: First
Dataset Progress Status Under development
Data Update Frequency: As needed
Purpose: Make available a collection of gravity data on CD-ROM
Use Limitations
  • While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Time Period: 1930-01-01  to  Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 90.00
S: -90.00
E: 180.00
W: -180.00
Spatial Coverage Map:
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravity
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geophysical Fields>Gravity Field
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Satellite Orbits
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Reference Systems
  • Observed
  • Absolute
  • Grids
  • WDC/SEG, BOULDER>World Data Center for Solid Earth Geophysics, Boulder
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • North America
  • Global
Use Constraints
  • Use Constraints: None
Access Constraints
  • Access Constraints: No Constraints
  • $350.00/$260.00 plus handling and shipment outside the USA
Lineage Statement Lineage statement not available.

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