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ERA-40 project was to produce and promote the use of a comprehensive set of global analysis describing the state of the atmosphere and land and ocean-wave conditions from during the 45 years from September 1957 to August 2002. The atmospheric model used for ERA-40 is known as IFS CY23r4.

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    • NetCDF
    Distributor Distributor information not available
    No point of contact available for this dataset
    Documentation links not available.
    • The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
      Publisher information not available.
    • publication: 2009-01-01
    Dataset Progress Status Complete
    Data Update Frequency: As needed
    Purpose: Holdings are to maintain an instance of data supplied to USAF.
    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: 1957-09-01T00  to  2002-08-31T18
    Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
    N: 90
    S: -90
    E: 180.0
    W: -180.0
    Spatial Coverage Map:
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Aerosols
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Air Quality
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Phenomena
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Clouds
    • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation
    Data Centers
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Use Constraints
    • Use Constraints: Data is restricted. May be used only by authorized customers
    Access Constraints
    • Access Constraints: Data is restricted. May be used only by authorized customers
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    Lineage Statement Lineage statement not available.

    Metadata Last Modified: 2015-09-18

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