APHRODITE daily mean temperature dataset


IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

Name APHRODITE daily mean temperature dataset
Edition V1204R1
Abbreviation AphroTemp
Metadata Identifier AphroTemp20181216221902-DIAS20180903143952-en

CONTACT

CONTACT on DATASET

Name Yasutomi Natsuko
Organization Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Address Japan
E-mail yasutomi@chikyu.ac.jp, aphrodite.precinfo@gmail.com

CONTACT on PROJECT

Data Integration and Analysis System

Name DIAS Office
Organization Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan
Address TOKYU REIT Toranomon Building 2F 3-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001, Japan
E-mail dias-office@diasjp.net

DOCUMENT AUTHOR

Name Yasutomi Natsuko
Organization Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

DATASET CREATOR

Name Yasutomi Natsuko
Organization Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
E-mail aphrodite.precinfo@gmail.com

DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT

2018-12-16

DATE OF DATASET

  • creation : 2010-06-01

DATASET OVERVIEW

Abstract

Asian Precipitation - Highly-Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation (APHRODITE's ) of Water Resources project develops state-of-the-art daily precipitation and temperature datasets with high-resolution grids for Asia. The datasets are created primarily with data obtained from a rain-gauge-observation network.

Product AphroTemp offers gridded daily mean temperature of the monsoon Asia for 1961-2007.

Topic Category(ISO19139)

  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

Temporal Extent

Begin Date 1961-01-01
End Date 2007-12-31
Temporal Characteristics Daily

Geographic Bounding Box

North bound latitude 55
West bound longitude 60
Eastbound longitude 150
South bound latitude -15

Grid

Dimension Name Dimension Size (slice number of the dimension) Resolution Unit
row 360 15 (minute)
column 280 15 (minute)

Keywords

Keywords on Dataset

Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme APHRODITE, daily mean temperature, monsoon Asia No_Dictionary

Keywords on Project

Data Integration and Analysis System
Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme DIAS > Data Integration and Analysis System No_Dictionary

Online Resource

Data Environmental Information

1.Original station data and their location information are not provided because of our agreements with data providers. 2.We release the gridded product at 0.25-degree and 0.5-degree resolution. 3.As a part of our feedback to data providers, we provide the 0.05-degree product for only the corresponding country/area.

Distribution Information

name version specification
netCDF lats4d 2.0.1
4byte little endian N/A

DATA PROCESSING

Data Processing (1)

General Explanation of the data producer's knowledge about the lineage of a dataset

The gridded fields of daily mean temperature are defined by interpolating

gauge observations obtained from meteorological stations throughout the region.

Please refer to

http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/precip/

for the details of interpolation algorithm and input data.

DATA REMARKS

Details on quality control method of our product is described in Hamada et al.(2011)

USE CONSTRAINTS

Data Policy by Data Provider

1.APHRODITE products are available to all academic institutions and researchers. No commercial use of the data is allowed.

2.Each user shall sign up with a valid email address so as to be informed of data updates and/or errata.

3.APHRODITE data shall not be redistributed as a whole or in part to the general public through the Internet or other means.

4.Although all reasonable precautions have been taken by the APHRODITE project in preparing the products, in no event shall the APHRODITE project be liable for any loss or damage arising from their use.

5.If you want to release secondary products using APHRODITE data on your website or through other means, you must contact the APHRODITE project for permission.

6.Papers or written scientific works of any form based in whole or in part on APHRODITE data shall contain an acknowledgement of APHRODITE. This can be done by citing an appropriate reference paper or APHRODITE web site (http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/precip/).

Users

1.If you are going to use APHRODITE data as a benchmark in your project, we encourage you to inform us. We list such groups/projects on our website and exchange information for future improvements.

2. If you publish a paper, please inform us. We will list your paper on our website.@(http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/precip/research/index.html)

Data Policy for Project

Data Integration and Analysis System

The terms of data use of data providers take first priority over the DIAS data usage policy. In the event a data provider has not established terms of use, the following DIAS project data terms of use apply.

1. Users shall prioritize and abide by terms of use stipulated by a data provider in the event such exist

2. The use of DIAS data sets is limited to research and educational purposes [*1]

3. Users shall not modify the content of DIAS data sets

4. Users shall not provide the content of DIAS data sets to third parties

5. In the event of using DIAS data sets in an academic presentation, paper, article, or report, etc., users shall cite in parenthesis the text given as the data citation

6. In the event of using DIAS data sets in an academic presentation, paper, article, or report, etc., users shall submit a copy of the work (an offprint in the case of a paper, or a copy of the lecture summary in the case of an oral or poster presentation) to the DIAS office below

[*1] Data sets whose commercial usage are allowed under the data policy by data provider will be also allowed to be used commercially as DIAS data sets, after ongoing preparation works have been completed. Please contact the DIAS Office for more details.

[DIAS Office]

E-mail: dias-office@diasjp.net

Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan

TOKYU REIT Toranomon Building 2F 3-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001

Disclaimer for Project

Data Integration and Analysis System

1. DIAS data provider is not liable for any losses or any damage when DIAS data sets are used.

2. DIAS data and related information are subject to change without any prior notice.

3. DIAS data sets provided are not supported for any additional processing or analysis.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Dataset Acknowledgement

Papers or written scientific works of any form based in whole or in part on APHRODITE data shall contain an acknowledgement of APHRODITE. This can be done by citing an appropriate reference paper or APHRODITE web site (http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/precip/).

Project Acknowledgement

Data Integration and Analysis System

Whenever DIAS dataset is used for any academic presentations, and any publication of scientific results, the author(s) shall specify the following acknowledgement and if the data provider has their own acknowledgement quotation, the author(s) shall use both acknowledgements.

"The DIAS dataset is archived and provided under the framework of the Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS) funded by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)."

REFERENCES

Yasutomi, N., A. Hamada and A. Yatagai (2011): Development of a long-term daily gridded temperature dataset and its application to rain/snow descrimination of daily precipitation, Global Environmental Research, V15N2, 165-172.

Yatagai, A., K. Kamiguchi, O. Arakawa, A. Hamada, N. Yasutomi and A. Kitoh (2012): APHRODITE: Constructing a Long-term Daily Gridded Precipitation Dataset for Asia based on a Dense Network of Rain Gauges, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00122.1.

Hamada, A., O. Arakawa and A. Yatagai (2011): An automated quality control method for daily rain-gauge data. Global Environmental Research, V15N2, pp183-192.


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