The GeoProfile metadata, exposure of instruments, and measurement bias in climatic record revisited

  title={The GeoProfile metadata, exposure of instruments, and measurement bias in climatic record revisited},
  author={Rezaul Mahmood and Stuart A. Foster and Dave Logan},
  journal={International Journal of Climatology},
Station metadata plays a critical role in the accurate assessment of climate data and eventually of climatic change, climate variability, and climate prediction. However, current procedures of metadata collection are insufficient for these purposes. This paper introduces the GeoProfile as a model for documenting and visualizing enhanced spatial metadata. In addition to traditional metadata archiving, GeoProfiles integrate meso‐scale topography, slope, aspect, and land‐use data from the vicinity… 
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