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 (time)
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1854) to (Dec 2009) by 1.0 N= 1872 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0) to (2W) by 2.0 N= 180 pts :grid
Latitude (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: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:15:26 GMT

Data Views

TXY
[ Y X | T]MMM


Filters

Here are some filters that are useful for manipulating data. There are actually many more available, but they have to be entered manually. See Ingrid Function Documentation for more information. Average over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
Maximum over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
Minimum over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |
Convert units from Celsius_scale to

Note on units