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Dataset of surface water vapour density in southeast,Nigeria

Akinwumi, S. A. and Omotosho, T. V. and Usikalu, M.R. and Odetunmibi, , O. A. and Ometan, Oluwafunmilayo O. and Adewusi, M. O. (2018) Dataset of surface water vapour density in southeast,Nigeria. Data in Brief, 18. pp. 131-138. ISSN 2352-3409

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In thisdataarticle,analysisofsurfacewatervapourdensityin Southeast, Nigeriawerereported.Themeteorologicaldatawere obtained fortheperiodof39yearsbetween1973and2012from National OceanicandAtmosphericAdministration(NOAA)Clima- tology Centre.Fivestationsconsideredintheresearcharea includes: Enugu,Onitsha,Abakaliki,AbaandIhiala.Descriptive statistics wereusedtoshowanincreaseinmonthlyvariationof surface watervapourdensity(SWVD)minimumvalueofabout 7.15g/m3 at EnuguinJanuarytomaximumvalueofabout21.96g/ m3 at OnitshainApril.Hence,theseasonalvariationforSouthEast indicate peakvaluewithinthemonthsofMarchtoMayinthe rainyseasonandalowervaluearoundDecembertoFebruary which isthedryseason.Theresultsfromthisdatawillhelp engineers inproperdesignandplanningofradiowavepropagation and satellitecommunicationsystemsinsoutheastern,Nigeria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Watervapourdensity SatelliteCommunication Propagation Atmospheric gases
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2018 11:42
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2018 11:42

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