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SOURCESNOAANCDCERSST*version2*Sea Surface Temperature

NOAA NCDC ERSST version2 SST: Sea Surface Temperature data

Sea Surface Temperature from NOAA NCDC ERSST version2: Improved extended reconstructed global sea surface temperature data based on COADS data.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1854) to (Dec 2009) by 1.0 N= 1872 pts :grid
Longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0) to (2W) by 2.0 N= 180 pts :grid
Latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88S) to (88N) by 2.0 N= 89 pts :grid

Other Info

bufferwordsize
4
datatype
integerarraytype
missing_value
-9999
pointwidth
0
scale_factor
0.01
units
Celsius_scale
standard units*
degree_Kelvin above 273.15

References

Smith, T.M., and R.W. Reynolds, 2004: Improved Extended Reconstruction of SST [1854-1997]. Journal of Climate, 17, 2466-2477.

Last updated: Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:25:26 GMT