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KAPLAN EXTENDED v2 ssta: SST anomaly\0~ data

SST anomaly\0~ from KAPLAN EXTENDED v2: Statistically homogenous concatenation of Kaplan et al [1998] OS SST and Reynolds and Smith [1994] NCEP OI analyses; the latter gets degraded to the resolution of the former\0 X .

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1856) to (Jul 2014) by 1.0 N= 1903 pts :grid
Longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (27.5E) to (22.5E) by 5.0 N= 72 pts :grid
Latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (87.5S) to (87.5N) by 5.0 N= 36 pts :grid

Other Info

datatype
realarraytype
missing_value
1.00000002E30
units
degree_Celsius
standard units*
degree_Kelvin
history
OS extended by NCEP\0$G 

References

Kaplan, A., M. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. Clement, M. Blumenthal, and B. Rajagopalan, Analyses of global sea surface temperature 1856-1991, Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 18,567-18,589, 1998

R. W. Reynolds, T. M. Smith. Improved global sea surface temperature analyses.. J. Climate 7, 1994

Last updated: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:46:11 GMT