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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.nosa:GLOBAL-GSN

Aggregation Info | Bands | Citations | Constraints | Coverage Descriptions | Dimensions | Extents | Formats | Geographic Bounding Box
Georectified Information | Georeferenceable Information | Identifiers | Instruments | Mediums | OnlineResources | Operations
Platforms | Process Steps | Range Elements | Reference Systems | Responsible Parties | Series | Sources | Spatial Grids | Temporal Extents

MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Global Surface Network Observations of climate parameters at or near the earth?s surface comprise a crucial part of GCOS. It is at the earth?s surface that human beings live. It is the interface between the atmosphere and the underlying components of the climate system: land, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere. The climate at the earth?s surface, the surface temperature in particular, is considered to be essential for monitoring climate variability and detecting anthropogenic climate change. It is therefore essential that GCOS provide the data sets to support the scientific and operational aspects of the climate at the earth?s surface. The GCOS surface climate data are a component of the overall Global Climate Observing System, and, as such, serve the overall GCOS purposes and users.
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SV_Identification

Count Component Title Type
1 NOSA WMS Identification Information NOSA Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS) Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
  • 2008-11-12
1 Global Surface Network
  • 2009-09-17
4 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords
    1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
      2 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
        4 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
          1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords NASA/GCMD Science Keywords
            1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Services Keywords NASA/GCMD Services Keywords
              1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
              • 2008-02-07
              1 NOSA Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
              • 2009-10-13
              1 Station Information Download
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                CI_Series

                none found
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                CI_ResponsibleParty

                Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
                14 GCMD Valids custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                1 resourceProvider http://www.wmo.ch/web/gcos/GSN_Stations_by_Region.pdf
                1 Shah, Anju Anju Shah DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Anju.Shah@noaa.gov custodian
                7 Shah, Anju Anju Shah DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Anju.Shah@noaa.gov pointOfContact
                1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce originator
                1 European Petroleum Survey Group http://www.epsg-registry.org/
                2 Frederick, Helen V. Frederick, Helen V. DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce helen.frederick@noaa.gov custodian
                1 Froehlich, David Froehlich, David DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce NOSA Geospatial/Metadata Contact nosa.info@noaa.gov processor
                14 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
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                CI_OnlineResource

                Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
                1 http://arcgis.ngdc.noaa.gov/maps/nosa/ NOAA Observing System Architecture ArcGIS Map Viewer Map viewer for all NOSA observing systems information
                14 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
                14 GCMD Keyword Page http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html GCMD Keywords Page This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. information
                1 http://gosic.org/gcos/GSN-data-access.htm Global GSN Data Access Global Surface Stations and GSN Data Access at NCDC information
                1 http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=http:%2F%2Fwww.ngdc.noaa.gov%2Fnndc%2Fstruts%2Fresults%3Fop_1%3Dl%26op_2%3Dl%26t%3D400278%26s%3D1%26d%3D160>sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=62.870523,135.263672&ie=UTF8&ll=31.353637,-34.980469&spn=164.113507,360&t=h&z=2 Google Map of GLOBAL-GSN on Google Maps Google Map of IDB generated KML file of GLOBAL-GSN on a Google Maps Webpage information
                1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/soap/nosa/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS NGDC NOSA Data Bases Web Map Service (WMS) Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for NOSA Data Bases search
                1 http://www.epsg-registry.org/ European Petroleum Survey Group Geodetic Parameter Dataset Registry that accesses the EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset, which is a structured dataset of Coordinate Reference Systems and Coordinate Transformations. search
                1 Metadata Extension Information http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/metadata/published/xsd/schema/resources/extensions/MD_MetadataExtensionInformation.xml MD_MetadataExtensionInformation.xml Metadata Extension Information information
                1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?BBOX=-180%2C-90%2C180%2C90&queryTimeout=120&no_data=suppress&SRS=EPSG%3A4326&s=1&d=1&t=400278&sourceId=101717 Station Search Results IDB Station Search Result Set for NOSA-GLOBAL-GSN information
                1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=eq&v_0=Global%20Surface%20Network&op_1=l&t=400239&s=51&d=307&d=305&d=301&d=303&d=416&d=304&d=30&d=320&d=308&no_data=suppress&sourceId=101717 GLOBAL-GSN All Capabilities Webpage Page containing all of NOSA's mapping capabilities and information for GLOBAL-GSN information
                1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=l&v_0=Global%20Surface%20Network&op_1=l&v_1=&op_2=l&v_2=&op_3=l&v_3=&t=400239&s=28&d=307&d=326&d=308&sourceId=101717 Google Map of GLOBAL-GSN on NOSA Google Map of IDB generated KML file of GLOBAL-GSN on a NOSA Webpage information
                1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_1=l&op_2=l&t=400278&s=1&d=160 GLOBAL-GSN Google Earth IDB generated KML view of all NOSA-GLOBAL-GSN locations download
                1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/tableMetadata.jsp?table=NOSA.NCDC_GSN_TSQP&sourceId=101717 Webpage Table Metadata for NOSA.NCDC_GSN_TSQP within the IDB. information
                1 http://www.wmo.ch/web/gcos/GSN_Stations_by_Region.pdf Station Information Station information download download
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                MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

                Count Component Code
                1 GCOS > Global Climate Observing System
                1 GOOS > Global Ocean Observing System
                1 GTOS > Global Terrestrial Observing System
                1 In Situ Land-based Platforms > WEATHER STATIONS/NETWORKS > METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > DRY BULB THERMOMETERS
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > Thermometers > THERMOMETERS
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > WET BULB THERMOMETERS
                1 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
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                EX_Extent

                Bounding Box Temporal Extent
                Count Component Description West East North South Start End
                1 GLOBAL-GSN.boundingExtent -179.9833 179.21667 82.5 -90
                1 NOSA_WMS.boundingGeographicBoundingBox -180 180 90 -90
                Unresolved Xlinks
                #boundingExtent at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:scope[1]/gmd:DQ_Scope[1]/gmd:extent[1]
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                EX_GeographicBoundingBox

                Count Component West East North South
                1 -179.9833 179.21667 82.5 -90
                1 -180 180 90 -90
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                EX_TemporalExtent

                Count Component Start End
                1
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                MD_Format

                Count Component Name Version specification
                5 ASCII
                1 Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
                1 PNG
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                MD_Medium

                none found
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                MD_Constraints

                Count Component Use Limitation
                1 None None
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                MD_ReferenceSystem

                Count Component Code Authority Title
                1 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
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                MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

                none found
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                MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

                none found
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                MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

                none found
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                MD_Dimension

                none found
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                MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

                Count Component Attribute Description Content Type
                2
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                MD_Band or MI_Band

                Count Component Identifier Descriptor
                1 Latitude Real Latitude is measured from the equator, with positive values going north and negative values going south.
                1 Longitude Real Longitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the longitude that runs through Greenwich, England), with positive values going east and negative values going west.
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                MI_RangeElementDescription

                none found
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                MD_AggregateInformation

                none found
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                LE_Source or LI_Source

                Count Component Title Date Description
                1 Station Information Download Station Information
                Unresolved Xlinks
                #src_Download at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmd:LI_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:source[1]
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                LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

                Count Component DateTime Description
                1 2011-11-08T00:00:00 Download
                #src_Download at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmd:LI_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:source[1]
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                MI_Operation

                Count Component Code Type Status Description
                1 GCOS > Global Climate Observing System real onGoing
                1 GOOS > Global Ocean Observing System real onGoing
                1 GTOS > Global Terrestrial Observing System real onGoing
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                MI_Platform

                Count Component Code Description
                1 In Situ Land-based Platforms > WEATHER STATIONS/NETWORKS > METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS
                THERMOMETERS at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[1]
                DRY BULB THERMOMETERS at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[2]
                WET BULB THERMOMETERS at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[3]
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                MI_Instrument

                Count Component Code Type Description
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > DRY BULB THERMOMETERS In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > Thermometers > THERMOMETERS In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
                1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Temperature/Humidity Sensors > WET BULB THERMOMETERS In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
                Unresolved Xlinks
                THERMOMETERS at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[1]
                DRY BULB THERMOMETERS at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[2]
                WET BULB THERMOMETERS at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[3]
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