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Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2009-11-11
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2009-11-11
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 1 Files | 811B


Synoptic charts from the Met Office's Cyclone Database, constructed from output stored in the database covering 2000-2005. The database holds lists of cyclones, their types and structural information about each cyclone and associated features as derived from analysis of the UK Met Office Unified Model. Database raw data available in its own dataset within this collection.

Citable as:  Met Office; Hewson, T. (2009): Met Office Cyclone database charts. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: cyclone, Met Office


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data consisting of flat files from the database covering 2000-2005, provided by the Met Office for archiving at the BADC.

Data Quality:
Data are based on Met Office operational unified model. See paper written by Tim Hewson for further details of the data
File Format:
Data are in PNG graphics format

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by the computation detailed below.

Met Office Cyclone Data Base Methodology


Please refer to the linked documentation by Tim Hewson regarding the cyclone database and algorithms used to construct this dataset. The document refers to work expanding on and improving that covered by Hewson, T.D., 1998. ‘A Frontal Wave Database’. JCMM Internal Report No. 85. pp 20. Department of meteorology,
Reading university.

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