BLM REA NWP 2011 PRISM Precipitation

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

These data were modified from their original format for use in the Northwestern Great Plains REA invasive species assessment. These data represent the annual precipitation (mm) for the Northwestern Great Plains between 1971 and 2000. The data have been converted from 400m data to 90m.Original Metadata: Spatially distributed monthly and annual precipitation. Each file represents 1 month of 1 year for the period January 1971 to 2000. Distribution of the point measurements to a spatial grid was accomplished using the PRISM model, developed by Christopher Daly, Director, The PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University. Care should be taken in estimating precipitation values at any single point on the map. Precipitation estimated for each grid cell is an average over the entire area of that cell; thus, point precipitation can be estimated at a spatial precision no better than half the resolution of a cell. For example, the precipitation data were distributed at a resolution of approximately 4km. Therefore, point precipitation can be estimated at a spatial precision no better than 2km. However, the overall distribution of precipitation features is thought to be accurate. For further information, the online PRISM homepage can be found at .

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Metadata Date September 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 15, 2013 (publication)
Frequency Of Update unknown

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 15, 2013 (publication)
Responsible Party The PRISM Climate Group (Point of Contact)
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Bbox East Long -97.331185
Bbox North Lat 50.068712
Bbox South Lat 40.976257
Bbox West Long -113.734076
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