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Amazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992


Data setAmazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992
Release date1999-01-30
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)
Time period1972-01-01 to 1992-12-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations519982006Publications citing this data set
Downloads37912007-12-272017-06-24154370 total files downloaded


The precipitation data is 0.2 degree gridded monthly precipitation data based upon monthly rain data from Peru and Bolivia and daily rain data from Brazil. The extent of the data ranges from 5.2N and -20.0S to -49.4W to -79.6W

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Dunne, T. 1999. Amazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
newrain.tar.Z 3.7MB 1972-01-01 to 1992-12-31
ascii_newrain.tar.gz 4.4MB 1972-01-01 to 1992-12-31 3.4MB 1972-01-01 to 1992-12-31

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  • amazon_readme.txt
  • ascii_newrain_readme.txt

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