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Air Stagnation Index

NameAir Stagnation Index
Data typeDerived quantity from multiple datasets
Data sourceNOAA Air Resources Laboratory
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Used in figures

Operational implementation of this index and its data sources are described at:

Wang, J.X.L. and J.K. Angell, 1999:  Air Stagnation Climatology for the United States (1948-1998). NOAA/Air Resources Laboratory Atlas No. 1. NOAA Air Resources Laboratory, Silver Spring, MD, 74 pp.