NUCOS: Unit Converter for Spill Responders

Data provided by:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Data accessibility:export data, statistical data (e.g. graphs)
Link to the data:
Requirements:

Windows 7

Mac OS-X 10.6

File type:
Data type:hazard specific data
Hazard:Pollution
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based information:The NOAA Unit Converter for Oil Spills (NUCOS) is a simple desktop tool that converts basic units of velocity, mass, length, etc., but more specifically, converts units that are unique to oil spill response. NUCOS includes some of the lesser known units used in managing oil and chemical spills. For example, it converts the units for oil volume, viscosity, and density from the conversion list of the Dispersant Mission Planner 2, a tool that helps spill responders assess dispersant application system performance.
Satellites and Sensors:n/a
Spatial coverage:Global
Temporal coverage:n/a
Technical Specifications:n/a
Costs:free
Tutorials on the use of data:Help File
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:
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