CD-ROM, DVD, Video List

CD-ROMs and DVDs may be used in the department and may be available for checking out. Arrangements for viewing videos can be made.

Climatological Data

 

C 55.281/2-2:Ar 2/CD
ASCII data files of weekly ice data for the Arctic basin (1972-1994) and Antarctic basin
(1973-1994). No display or extraction software. 
Climate Atlas of the United States, Disk 1 Contiguous 48 States, September 2000,
(CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:C 61/CD/DISK 1
It replaces a popular paper Atlas last published in 1968. The new CD Atlas contains 737 color
maps of climatic elements such as temperature, precipitation, snow, wind, pressure, etc., chosen
to portray the climate of the contiguous US. The period of record of the data for most of the maps
is 1961-1990. Additionally, the CD contains all of the data (in "dbf" format) used to produce the
Atlas. Available online. See department for password.
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/usclimate/
Climatic Atlas of the Barents Sea 1998: Temperature, Salinity, Oxygen, Russian Academy
of Sciences, International Ocean Atlas Series, Volume 1, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:OC 2/V.1/CD
The time and space distribution of 74,256 ocean stations (temperature, salinity, and oxygen)
occupied in the Barents Sea during 1898-1993 is presented on this CD-ROM . These data are
recorded in a form at designed for use in electronic spreadsheets and/or databases. Monthly maps
defining the station distribution over the Barent s Sea are given for every year. Monthly mean fields
of temperature and salinity distribution for the depths 0, 30, 50, 100, and 200 met ers, with a grid
distance of 10'x30' are plotted using objective analysis techniques. A description of the summer
and winter seasons is given in terms of the spatial-temporal variability of thermohaline
characteristics of the Barents Sea.
http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/pr_bsa.html
Climatology Interdisciplinary Data Collection (CIDC), etc., Volumes 1-4, June 1998,
(CD-ROM)
NAS 1.86:C 61/V.1-4/CD
Monthly means of over 70 physical parameters -land, ocean, sun, cryosphere, biosphere,
atmosphere. Designed for study of global change, seasonal to interannual climate change, and
other phenomena that require from one to dozens of interacting parameters. Also contains 3
heuristic scenarios dealing with monsoons, El Nino events, and global warming.
http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/CAMPAIGN_DOCS/FTP_SITE/inter_disc.html
C-MAN and Buoy Reports and Summarized Elements, Vols 1-2, March 1996
C 55.281/2-2:B 88/v.1-2/CD
Data, summary tables, and access software for 197 Buoy and C-MAN sites managed by the
National Data Buoy Center.
Cooperative Summary of the Day, United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Pacific
Islands, (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-4:yr range
Daily observations from cooperative observers. Includes air and soil temperatures, rainfall, snowfall
and evaporation. Data available for individual stations varies but falls beteen 1850s-1997. Basic
extraction software available. ASCII data files only.
Engineering Weather Data, 2000 Interactive Edition, (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:EN 3/CD
Interactive database covering over 800 stations worldwide. For each station, there is information on:
summarized design criteria data for dry and wet buld temperatures and humidity ratios, average
annual climate summaries, psychrometric summaries, binned temperature data, annual
temperature and humidity summaries, heating and cooling degree day summaries for building
envelop loads, ventilation and infiltration loads, solar radiation data and seasonal wind direction and
wind speed summaries.
Global Daily Summary, Temperature and Precipitation, 1977-1991, (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2:977-91
Meteorological data from WMO observations.
Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Africa, U.S. Geological Survey, Digital DATA Series
DDS-62-B, 2001, (CD-ROM)
I 19.121:62-B
Includes ArcView Data Publisher. Nominal scale 1:1 million. Includes customized ArcView tools.
Datasets included: country political boundaries, digital shaded relief map, elevation, slope,
hydrology, cities/towns, airfields, roads, railroads, utility lines, population density, geology,
ecological regions, historical seismicity, volcanoes, ore deposits, oil and gas fields, climate data,
landcover, vegetation index, lights at night.
Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Central and South America, U.S. Geological Survey,
Digital Data Series DDS-62-A, 2000, (CD-ROM)
I 19.121:62-A
Includes ArcView Data Publisher. Nominal scale 1:1 million. Includes customized ArcView tools.
Datasets included: country political boundaries, digital shaded relief map, elevation, slope,
hydrology, cities/towns, airfields, roads, railroads, utility lines, population density, geology,
ecological regions, historical seismicity, volcanoes, ore deposits, oil and gas fields, climate data,
landcover, vegetation index, lights at night.
Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Asia, U.S. Geological Survey, Digital Series
DDS-62-C, 2001, (CD-ROM)
I 19.121:62-C
Includes ArcView Data Publisher. Nominal scale 1:1 million. Includes customized ArcView tools.
Datasets included: country political boundaries, digital shaded relief map, elevation, slope,
hydrology, cities/towns, airfields, roads, railroads, utility lines, population density, geology,
ecological regions, historical seismicity, volcanoes, ore deposits, oil and gas fields, climate data,
landcover, vegetation index, lights at night.
Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Pacific, U.S. Geological Survey, Digital Data
Series DDS-62-D, 2001, (CD-ROM)
I 19.121:62-D
Includes ArcView Data Publisher. Nominal scale 1:1 million. Includes customized ArcView tools.
Datasets included: country political boundaries, digital shaded relief map, elevation, slope,
hydrology, cities/towns, airfields, roads, railroads, utility lines, population density, geology,
ecological regions, historical seismicity, volcanoes, ore deposits, oil and gas fields, climate data,
landcover, vegetation index, lights at night.
Global Gridded Upper Air Statistics, ASCII Data Format, Version 1.1., (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:G 51/yrs/CD
ASCII data files of long-term monthly means and standard deviations for 1980-1995 for 15
atmospheric levels on a global 2.5 degree grid. Elements included are air and dewpoint
temperature, height, sea level pressure, wind, and density. Also included are 8 point wind roses.
No display or extraction software.
Global Precipitation Climatology Project, GEWEX WCRP, Precipitation Analyses, Version
1A, July 1987 - December 1997, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:G 51/CD
GPCP is a component of WCRP Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX).
Established 1986 to provide monthly mean precipitation data, it merges infrared and microwave
satellite estimates of precipitation with rain gauge data from more than 30,000 stations. All its
member countries contributed to this analyses. It contains 19 Version 1A precipitation products
plus validation data and documentation. Documentation and maps of monthly 'satellite+gauge'
analyses can be viewed using the Adobe Acrobat reader. All other analyses and data ... must be
accessed via user written programs. Data for version 2 available online. See URL.
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/wmo/wdcamet-ncdc.html
Global Tropical/Extratropical Cyclone Climatic Atlas, Version 2.0, September 1996,
(CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:T 75/CD
Contains all available digitized tropical cyclone track data for 6 tropical storm basins for period
1800s to 1995 and extratropical track data for Northern Hemisphere for 1965 to 1995; and 2
programs which provide display and export charts to printer. Information available include displays
of cyclone tracks, summary or hourly data, narratives for cyclones (e.g., name, location, intensity
stage, maximum wind speed, central sea-level pressure, and movement for each hourly position
along a cyclone track).
Hourly United States Weather Observations, 1990-1995, October 1997, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:H 81/CD
Integrated Surface Hourly Observations, 1995-2000, Vols.1-16, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:IN 8/V.1-16/CD
Integrated Surface Hourly Observations, 2001, Volumes 17-20, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:IN 8/V.17-20/CD
"The CD-ROMs contain compressed ASCII data files and associated inventory files for the Integrated Surface Hourly (TD3505) data set. The observations contained on this CD-ROM set are integrated from all of the NCDC and Navy surface hourly data (TD3280), NCDC hourly precipitation data (TD3240), and Air Force DATSAV3 surface hourly data (TD9956). Hourly and synoptic type data for approximately 12,000 global stations are available for two time periods (1995-1999 and 2000). There are a total of 16 volumes separated by geographic region and time period."
International Ocean Atlas and Information Series, Atlas of Temperature-Salinity Frequency Distributions: North Atlantic Ocean. CD 2, Annual, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:T 24/3/ANNUAL/CD 2
International Ocean Atlas and Information Series, Atlas of Temperature-Salinity Frequency Distributions: North Atlantic Ocean. CD 1, Seasonal, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:T 24/3/SEASONAL/CD 1
International Station Meteorological Climate Summary, September 1996, (CD-ROM)
D 201.40:M 56/996/CD
Contains detailed climate summaries, including surface air temperature, humidity, winds and
precipitation, from meteorological stations worldwide. The data are accessible by geographically
panning and zooming to a given area on a global display or by directly selecting a station by
identifiers. Summaries include: personal computer version of summary of surface meteorological
observations (PC-SMOS; Navy and NOAA versions); USAFETAC personal computer version of
surface observation climatic summary (PC-SOCS); and world wide airfield summaries (WWAS).
International Surface Weather Observations, 1982 - 1997, Volume 1-5, September 1998,
(CD-ROM)
C 55.54:W 37/V.1-5/CD
MM4-1990 Meteorology Data, National Climatic Data Center and Atmospheric Sciences
Modeling Division, Volumes 1-12: Jan-Dec, August 1995
C 55.281/2-2:M 56/V.1-12/CD
Prototype data contained on 12 monthly discs provides access to modeled hourly data from 1990
for a grid with 80km horizontal resolution; wind, temperature, dewpoint, and height data are
available for 23 atmospheric levels.
Modern Average Global Sea-Surface Temperature.
I 19.121:10
A database of monthly and weekly averages of sea-surface temperature for the modern world
ocean, collected by satellites between October 1981 and December 1990 and gridded by latitude
and longitude, accompanied by ETOPO5 global gridded elevation and bathymetry data.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds10/
National Environmental Watch, Prototype, 1994 (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:EN 8/CD/PROTO
Provides abstracts and articles on NOAA-sponsored research on environmental issues. Topics
include fisheries, coastal ecosystems, water resources, atmosphere, oceans, and climate and
global change. Focus is on NOAA-sponsored research with relevance to social issues.
NOAA Environmental Buoy Data, Disc 1-7, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:B 88/DISC.1-7/CD
Disc 1. Atlantic Ocean sections 1-2; disc 2. Atlantic Ocean sections 3, 4, 5; disc 3. Gulf of
Mexico; disc 4. Great Lakes; disc 5. Eastern Pacific lower section; disc 6. Eastern Pacific upper
section; disc 7. Alaska, Hawaii, & other Pacific Ocean. Historic archive of meteorological and
oceanographic data collected from the early 1970's through December 1997, with online Internet
links to updated data, information, and time series plots, by moored buoys and C-MAN stations
operated by the NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). Principal measured parameters
reported by both moored buoys and C-MAN stations include air temperature and pressure, wind
speed and direction, wind gust, and sea surface temperature. The buoys (and a few C-MAN
stations located on offshore platforms) also report wave data, which usually includes wave height,
wave period, and wave spectra. Since the late 1980s, some buoys have reported directional wave
spectra. The data and information files are recorded in ASCII format.
NOAA Weather Charts, Chart Series A, B, C, Vol. No., (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-5:Vol./No.
1994-1997. Chart series A. Surface and upper air weather charts; Chart series B. Initial analysis
and forecast charts; Chart series C. Tropical strip/precipitation and observed weather charts.
NOAA/NASA Pathfinder, Climate Data, February 1998, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:P 27/CD
Data sets from the NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Program. The goal of this program is to make currently
archived satellite data widely available to study global climate change. Seven data sets: AVHRR
Land, AVHRR Ocean, TOVS A, TOVS C1, TOVS C2, SSM/I Precipitation and SSM/I Atmospheric
Moisture. The major portion of the data is of one- by one-degree gridded files with many
parameters.
http://nsidc.org/daac/pathfinder/index.html
Periodical Publications, NOAA, (CD-ROM)
C 55.287/63:yr/vol.
Jan-Sep 1998. Earlier volumes available in print in the Department. More recent issues available
online. Password may be required. Contact the department if you have problems accessing online
issues.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS2871
Probabilities of Temperature Extremes in the U.S.A, Version 1, February 1999, (CD-ROM)
C 55.54:T 24/CD
Software for estimating the probability of extreme temperatures occurring in 332 locations in 50
states and how probabilities might change given monthly forecasts of above or below average
temperatures.
Radiosonde Data of North America, 1946-1995, (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:R 11/Vol./yr./CD
Base set updated by annual reissue of volume 4.
Radiosonde Data of North America, 1994-1997, Version 2.0, April 1999, (CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:R 11/999/CD
Compressed data only. Access software available at web site.
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3270
Technical Documentation With Imagery and Digital Data, Version 1.0, August 1997,
(CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-2:IM 1
Detailed documentation about the NOAA POES program, descriptions of data formats, images
produced from the data and data set samples.
Temperature & Salinity, Objectively Analyzed Fields and Statistics, World Ocean Atlas
1998, Disc 1-2, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:OC 2/2/DISC.1-2
Disc 3 not available, but data is available online.
http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/WOA09/woa09data.html
The Asian Monsoon and Data Assimilation, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center,
(CD-ROM)
NAS 1.86:M 75/CD
Contains teacher, student and resource guides for middle and high school students and a data
visualizer with 4000 data graphs. Includes multimedia presentations at four levels of complexity
from a brief overview to scientific papers by NASA scientists. Includes 4000 charts of temperature,
precipitation and wind for Seoul, Bombay, Calcutta, Seattle, Washington, DC, and London for
1985-1989. Also includes ASCII temperature and precipitation data for Bombay (1878-1989),
Calcutta (1931-1989), London (1841-1989), LA, (1877-1977, 1987-1989), Seoul (1905-1989),
washington, DC (1824-1842, 1846-1848, 1854-1859, 1862-1989). Similar and more data sets
available in publication World Monthly Surface Station Climatology or NASA GEDEX CD-ROM.
The Maury Collection, Global Ship Observations 1792-1910, Version 1.0, February 1998,
(CD-ROM)
C 55.54:M 44
Contains ASCII data files consisting of ship observations of weather conditions for the period
1792-1910. Most observations are from the middle 1830s to 1850s and includes elements such as
wind direction and speed, air and sea temperature, and barometric pressure. There is no display or
extraction software.
U.S. Divisional and Station Climatic Data and Normals, volume 1, December 1994
(CD-ROM)
C 55.281/2-3:v.1/994
ASCII data files relating to U.S. climatic normals and byproducts of the normals. Climatic variables
include temperature, precipitation, degree days and Palmer Drought Index. Data covers
1895-1993. No display or extraction software.
US Hourly Precipitation Data, Volume 1, 1900 through 1995, Volume 2, 1990 through June
1998, July 1998, (CD-ROM)
C 55.216/45:900-98/V.1-2
Software and documentation available online. See URL.
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.cpc_hour.html
World Ocean Atlas 1998 Figures, Nutrients & Chlorophyll, Objectively Analyzed Fields and
Statistics, (CD-ROM)
C 55.297:OC 2/3/DISC.1-4/FIGURES
v.1. Temperature; v.2. Salinity; v.3. Oxygen; v.4. Nutrients & chlorophyll.
http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/WOA98F/woaf_cd/doc/readme.html

 

 

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