Accession Number : ADM000039

Title :   International Station Meteorological Climate Summary (ISMCS). Version 1.0 (CD-ROM).

Corporate Author : NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER ASHEVILLE NC

Report Date : OCT 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : File characteristics: computer data (multiple files). Physical description: 1 computer laser optical disk; col.; 4 3/4 in. System requirements: IBM compatible; Zenith 248; color monitor; EGA graphics. The International Station Meteorological Climate Summary (ISMCS) is a joint U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the Department of Commerce project. It was produced at the Federal Climate Complex Asheville by Naval Oceanography Command Detachment Asheville, USAFETAC Operating Location A, and the National Climatic Data Center with Navy acting as the project leader. Five basic types of summaries are contained in the ISMCS: U.S. Navy Personal Computer Version of Summary of Meteorological Observations Surface (PC-SMOS), NOAA PC-SMOS, U.S. Navy Foreign PC-SMOS, USAFETAC Personal Computer Version of Surface Observation Summary (PC-SOCS), and U.S. Navy World Wide Airfield Summaries (WWAS). Unedited telecommunications data was used in production of the foreign sites PC summaries. ISMCS is designed to run on a Zenith 248 desk top computer (or other IBM compatible) using MS-DOS. Single station summaries can be provided on either 5.25 or 3.5 inch floppy disk. The approximately 70 Navy and Marine Corps stations will be updated with data through 1990 and will be forwarded to each host station on a 5.25 inch floppy disk this fiscal year.

Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL DATA, CLIMATE, GLOBAL, RAINFALL, WIND, HUMIDITY, SNOW, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE, VISIBILITY, CEILING, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE