KAPLAN Indices

KAPLAN Indices: of RSA_MOHSST5; from Kaplan et al. 1998: JGR, 103, 18,567-18,589, and Cane et al. 1997: Science, 275, 957--960, and those related to them.


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Datasets and variables

Equatorial North Atlantic average EqNA [5N-20N,80W-15W].
Global mean [30S-60N].
Global equatorial mean [5S-5N].
Global tropical mean [30S-30N].
North Atlantic (caption) NAc index [30N-50N, 60W-0W].
North Atlantic (figure) NAf index [35N-70N, 75W-10W].
North Atlantic (intended) NAi index [35N-60N, 60W-0W].
NINO3 index [5S-5N, 150W-90W].
NINO3.4 index [5S-5N, 170W-120W].
North Pacific NP index [30N-50N, 150E-120W].
Western Pacific (or Warm Pool) WP index [5S-5N, 120E-170E] from Cane et al. (1996) submitted to Science.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time) grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1856) to (Dec 1991) by 1.0 N= 1632 pts :grid

Other Info



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

Cane, M.A., A.C. Clement, A. Kaplan, Y. Kushnir, R. Murtugudde, D. Pozdnyakov, R. Seager, and S.E. Zebiak., 1997: 20th century sea surface temperature trends. Science, 275, 957--960.

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