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Metadata Summary: SWFWMD Radar Rainfall Estimates

Dataset Type: GIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data Source: SWFWMD Radar Rainfall Estimates
Number of Water Resources Sampled: Unknown
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): SWFWMD_RAINFALL
Description of Datasource: Radar-based rainfall estimates are based on Doppler weather radar images that are calibrated with actual precipitation measurements to estimate rainfall amounts for each of the 2 x 2 kilometer grid cells in the District
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Automated transfer via FTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Monthly
Data Current on Atlas as of: Not Available

Disclaimer/Use Constraints: This component displays rainfall estimates and is designed to allow temporal and spatial comparison of rainfall amounts, not exact rainfall quantities.

Custodian Information:
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Hydrologic Data Section
Data Collection Bureau

Contact Name: Margit Crowell
Contact Phone: 800-423-1476 x4310
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