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
Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System
CONTACT
Patricia A. Miller
NOAA/ESRL/GSD
NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory R/E/FS4 325 Broadway
(303) 497-6365
Patricia.A.Miller@noaa.gov
http://madis.noaa.gov/
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameMADIS
CollectiveYes
Facility TypeMesonet Collective
PurposeForecasting
LocationUSA and international
Number of Stations28000
Map of Stationshttp://www-frd.fsl.noaa.gov/mesonet/
Category
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, barometric pressure, precipitation
Paramters (Limited)
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolutionvariable
Data Seasonvariable
Data Availabilityvariable
Other Purposes
FixedYes
MobileYes
PortableYes
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47