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NOAA NCDC ERSST version3b

NOAA NCDC ERSST version3b: ERSST.v3b: Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Dataset, Verson 3b.

Documents

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ERSST.v3 DescriptionERSST.v3 Web Page at NCDC
ERSSTv3 DocumentationSmith et al. 2008

Datasets and variables

Extended reconstructed SST anomalies NOAA NCDC ERSST version3b anom 0.0 meters[ X Y zlev | T]
Estimated error standard deviation of analyzed_ersst NOAA NCDC ERSST version3b err 0.0 meters[ X Y zlev | T]
Extended reconstructed sea surface temperature NOAA NCDC ERSST version3b sst 0.0 meters[ X Y zlev | T]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1854) to (Aug 2014) by 1.0 N= 1928 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
zlev grid: /zlev (meters) ordered [ (0.0)] :grid

Other Info

contact
Dick Reynolds, email: Richard.W.Reynolds@noaa.gov & Chunying Liu, email: Chunying.liu@noaa.gov
creation_date
2008-05-20
netcdf_Convention
COARDS
source
NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
title
ERSST V3b in situ only
history
Version 3b

References

Smith, T.M., R.W. Reynolds, Thomas C. Peterson, and Jay Lawrimore, 2008: Improvements to NOAA's Historical Merged Land-Ocean Surface Temperature Analysis (1880-2006). Journal of Climate, 21, 2283-2296.

Xue, Y., T. M. Smith, and R. W. Reynolds, 2003: Interdecadal changes of 30-yr SST normals during 1871-2000. J. Climate, 16, 1601-1612.

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