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DESCRIPTION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA METEOROLOGICAL NETWORKS
November 1996



TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction

2. Networks

3. Network descriptions

LIST OF ACRONYMS USED IN THE DESCRIPTIONS

DESCRIPTIONS OF METEOROLOGICAL NETWORKS

DOCUMENTATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA METEOROLOGICAL NETWORKS DATABASES

1. Introduction

2. Networks

3. Network descriptions

4. Database types

5. Field definitions and codes

APPENDIX I

DATABASE: METEOROLOGICAL NETWORKS

DATABASE: AES CATALOGUE

DATABASE: BCFS CLOSED STATIONS

DATABASE: AES AUTOMATED SYSTEMS

DATABASE: AES BUOY NETWORK

DATABASE: AES CLIMATE NETWORK

DATABASE: AES FIRST ORDER NETWORK

DATABASE: AES UPPER AIR NETWORK

DATABASE: BC FOREST SERVICE FIRE WEATHER NETWORK (DAILY)

DATABASE: BC FOREST SERVICE FIRE WEATHER NETWORK (HOURLY)

DATABASE: BC FORESTRY NELSON-WEST ARM DEMONSTRATION FOREST

DATABASE: BC FORESTRY RESEARCH BRANCH FRDA CLIMATE NETWORK

DATABASE: BC FORESTRY SILVICULTURE SEED ORCHARD CLIMATE NETWORK

DATABASE: BC FORESTRY PENTICTON CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED

DATABASE: BC HYDRO AUTOGRAPHIC STATION NETWORK

DATABASE: BC HYDRO DCP NETWORK

DATABASE: BC HYDRO SNOW COURSE NETWORK

DATABASE: BC MOE ARB CLIMATE DATA CAPTURE NETWORK

DATABASE: BC MOE ARB METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

DATABASE: BC MOE WATER MANAGEMENT BRANCH SNOW PILLOW NETWORK

DATABASE: BC MOE WATER MANAGEMENT BRANCH SNOW COURSE NETWORK

DATABASE: CARNATION CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED

DATABASE: ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEYS BRANCH HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD AMBIENT AIR GASEOUS MONITORING NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD SEWERAGE AND DRAINAGE RAINFALL NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD WATERSHED MANAGEMENT CLIMATE NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD WATERSHED MANAGEMENT FIRE WEATHER NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD WATERSHED MANAGEMENT MANUAL STATION NETWORK

DATABASE: GVRD WATERSHED MANAGEMENT SNOWPACK NETWORK

DATABASE: KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK WEATHER NETWORK

DATABASE: MINISTRY OF HIGHWAYS MANUAL WEATHER STATIONS

DATABASE: MINISTRY OF HIGHWAYS REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS

DATABASE: MOUNT REVELSTOKE AND GLACIER NATIONAL PARK WEATHER NETWORK

DATABASE: YOHO NATIONAL PARK WEATHER NETWORK

APPENDIX II FIELD DEFINITIONS

DEFINITIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF FIELDS USED IN DATABASES

APPENDIX III FIELD CODES

CODE FOR ENTRIES IN STATION DATABASES AND AUXILIARY DATABASES

CODE FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASE AESCATLG.DBF

CODE FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASE AESCLIM.DBF

CODE FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASE AESAUTO.DBF

CODES FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASE ARBCDC.DBF

CODES FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASE ARBMET.DBF

CODES FOR ENTRIES IN DATABASES BCFSHIST.DBF, BCFSDLY.DBF AND BCFSHLY.DBF


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