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created Feb 18, 2011

updated Jul 22, 2013

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The "Forts Project" is a collection of records from U.S. Army Fort stations in the 19th century, as well as records of the U.S. Signal Service, a predecessor to the National Weather Service. Also included are voluntary observers' records submitted to the Signal Service and the Smithsonian Institution during the same period. The parameters included in these records are daily and monthly temperature, pressure, winds, humidity, and precipitation. Station histories from some sites are also available in this data set.

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Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Date Released
2008
Date Updated
2012
Time Period
1820-1892
Frequency
Hourly, Daily, Monthly
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Geospatial
Unique ID
2495
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
surface weather observations; station histories
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Quality
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Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
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Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Feb 18, 2011

updated Jul 22, 2013

Description

The "Forts Project" is a collection of records from U.S. Army Fort stations in the 19th century, as well as records of the U.S. Signal Service, a predecessor to the National Weather Service. Also included are voluntary observers' records submitted to the Signal Service and the Smithsonian Institution during the same period. The parameters included in these records are daily and monthly temperature, pressure, winds, humidity, and precipitation. Station histories from some sites are also available in this data set.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
496
Downloads
802
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Geography and Environment
Permissions
Public
Tags
temperatue, forts, weather, snowfall, United States, snow depth, winds, pressure, precipitation, humidity, Signal Service, observations
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Date Released
2008
Date Updated
2012
Time Period
1820-1892
Frequency
Hourly, Daily, Monthly
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Geospatial
Unique ID
2495
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
surface weather observations; station histories
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration