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  • SBC LTER: Land: NCDC stations in Santa Barbara Coastal LTER study area
  • Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
  • Melack, John M
  • 2012-12-04
  • These data describe several surface stations sampled by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC, http://ncdc.noaa.gov). Sampled parameters may include: daily precipitation, minimum daily temperature,maximum daily temperature, mean daily dew-point temperature, mean daily station pressure, mean daily resultant wind direction, and mean daily resultant wind speed. These stations were selected to represent the climate of the SBC LTER study area based on station elevation and spatial distribution within the study region. The stations provide a relatively long period of record (beginning in 1927), and are still active. Data are available using the NCDC link.
  • Geographic Coordinates
    • N: 34.4, S: 34.4, E: -118.6, W: -118.6
    • N: 34.383333, S: 34.383333, E: -118.533333, W: -118.533333
    • N: 34.466667, S: 34.466667, E: -119.25, W: -119.25
    • N: 34.2, S: 34.2, E: -119.183333, W: -119.183333
    • N: 34.216667, S: 34.216667, E: -119.133333, W: -119.133333
    • N: 34.4, S: 34.4, E: -118.75, W: -118.75
    • N: 34.75, S: 34.75, E: -118.716667, W: -118.716667
    • N: 34.416667, S: 34.416667, E: -119.683333, W: -119.683333
    • N: 34.433333, S: 34.433333, E: -119.85, W: -119.85
    • N: 34.316667, S: 34.316667, E: -119.133333, W: -119.133333
    • N: 34.583333, S: 34.583333, E: -118.45, W: -118.45
    • N: 34.283333, S: 34.283333, E: -119.3, W: -119.3
    • N: 34.41406, S: 34.41406, E: -119.8796, W: -119.8796
  • The user of SBC LTER data agrees to contact the data owner (i.e., the SBC investigator responsible for data) prior to publishing. Where appropriate, users whose projects are integrally dependent on SBC LTER data are encouraged to consider collaboration and/or co-authorship with the data owner. The user agrees to cite SBC LTER in all publications that use SBC LTER data by including the following statement in the Acknowledgments: "Data were provided by the Santa Barbara Coastal LTER, funded by the US National Science Foundation (OCE-1232779)". The user agrees to send the full citation of any publication using SBC LTER data to sbclter@msi.ucsb.edu Users are prohibited from selling or redistributing any data provided by SBC LTER. Extensive efforts are made to ensure that online data are accurate and up to date, but SBC LTER will not take responsibility for any errors that may exist. The user agrees also to adhere to the Data Use Agreement of the Long Term Ecological Research Network. Any violation of the terms of this agreement will result in immediate forfeiture of the data and loss of access privileges to other SBC LTER data sets. SBC LTER is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. See our Privacy Policy for more information.
  • doi:10.6073/pasta/54b5f586b10083b26e44dffd768a875c
  • https://pasta.lternet.edu/package/eml/knb-lter-sbc/1/11
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