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Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS)
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Varies by network, most are publicly available. Some (e.g. Oklahoma Mesonet) are available only to government, research and educational organizations. A couple are limited to NOAA or ESRL/GSD. See http://madis.noaa.gov/mesonet_providers.html for a complete summary.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
See http://madis.noaa.gov/data_application.html
Surface In-Situ Networks
A collection of networks around the USA.
CONTACT
Patricia Miller
NOAA/ESRL/Global System Division
325 Broadway Boulder, CO 80305-3328
(303) 497-6365
Patricia.A.Miller@noaa.gov
http://madis.noaa.gov
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameNAT MADIS
CollectiveYes
Facility TypeMesonet Collective
PurposeForecasting
LocationUSA and international
Number of Stations~30000
Map of Stationshttp://www-frd.fsl.noaa.gov/mesonet/
Categorymeteorology, soil, radiation
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, precipitation, barometric pressure
Paramters (Limited)
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal ResolutionVariable
Data SeasonVariable
Data AvailabilityVariable
Other PurposesMultiple
FixedYes
MobileYes
PortableYes
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47