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Pathfinder Climate Data

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    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Pathfinder Climate Data
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1997-01-01
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            edition:  First
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                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ecosys/cdroms/Pathfinder98/pathfind.htm
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                        name:  NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Climate Data
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        abstract:  The NOAA/NASA Pathfinder climate data CD-ROM contains seven data sets: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)Land and Ocean, TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder (TOVS) Paths A, C1, C2, Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) Precipitation and Atmospheric Moisture for the Benchmark Period of April 1987 to December 1988. These data sets can be viewed with a variety of applications including GeoVu, the National Geophysical Data Center NGDC) multi-platform data browse and visualization software application, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Collage, IMDISP, Spyglass, and Idrisi.
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            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > Atmospheric Temperature > Skin Temperature
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            keyword:  Pathfinder
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            useLimitation:  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.
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                    beginPosition:  1987-04-01
                    endPosition:  1988-12-31
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                        electronicMailAddress:  Paula.Dunbar@noaa.gov
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                fees:  $100.00/$75.00 plus handling and shipping outside the USA
                orderingInstructions:  Ordering Instructions: The cdrom may be ordered directly via the online store at:http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodnum=G01296-CDR-A0001 Custom Order Process: Contact data center for information
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        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard (version FGDC-STD-012-2002) using the 2012-11-07 version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform.
        maintenanceNote:  Translated from FGDC 2014-01-31T19:22:36.542-07:00
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                hoursOfService:  7:30 - 5:00 Mountain
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