This rendition of “Alphabet Soup” looks into a dataset that describes metadata, or ‘data about the data.’ What does this mean, and why should people care? We explore those questions in this post.
Meteorologists love their acronyms. I’m here to break them down, one dataset at a time. In this post, we highlight one of the most successful citizen science projects when it comes to recording precipitation. It also has a funny looking acronym. Let’s discuss CoCoRaHS.
Meteorologists love their acronyms. I’m here to break them down, one dataset at a time. This week we feature a dataset that includes over 100,000 weather stations spanned across the globe. The name of the dataset is GHCND. Come find out more (including the acronym meaning).