Image Metadata File

Person Submitting Metadata/Point of Contact:

Name: Laura Stevens
Physical Address: 151 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28801
Organization: CICSNC

Image Info:

Image Title:
Annual average snowfall
Image Description:
Annual average snowfall from 1981 to 2010 for the Southeast region using data from the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) []. Snow is a regular occurrence only in the northern half of the region. The southern half of the region receives snow less than once every two years.
Attributes (variables name, description and units):
Temporal domain:
Start Time: 1981-01-01 00:00:00.0
End Time: 2010-12-31 00:00:00.0
Spatial domain:
Max latitude: 39.4375
Min latitude: 25.1875
Max longitude: -75.4375
Min longitude: -94.5625
Southeast, Observed, USGHCN Daily, Precipitation, Snow
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Data Sources:

Dataset #1
Dataset Name: USGHCN Daily
Dataset Version:
Dataset Description: Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily
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Dataset Release/Publication Date:
Affiliated Organization Name and Role: NOAA NCDC/Russ Vose
Date Accessed: 2011-06-06 00:00:00.0
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Spatial Extent of the source/output (polygon, box or region name): National
Temporal extent of the source/output: 1895-01-01 to 2011-12-31
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Spatial resolution of the source/output: 1 km