RC tauy: meridional wind stress data

meridional wind stress from RC: Sea surface temperature and wind stress climatology for the tropical Pacific Ocean.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time)
grid: /T (months since 01-Jan) periodic (Jan) to (Dec) by 1.0 N= 12 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) ordered (101E) to (71W) by 2.0 N= 95 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude)
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (29S) to (29N) by 2.0 N= 30 pts :grid

Other Info

scale_factor
0.0329
units
dynes /cm2
standard units*
0.1 kilogram meter-1 second-2
history
Rasmussen-Carpenter climatological uxf, with large drag coef.

References

Rasmusson, E. M., T. H. Carpenter. Variations in tropical sea surface temperature and surface wind fields associated with the Southern Oscillation/El NiƱo. Mon. Wea. Rev. 110, 1982

Last updated: Wed, 05 Jul 2017 21:52:07 GMT

Data Views

DTXY
[ X Y T | D]MMMM


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 X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Maximum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Minimum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Convert units from dynes/cm2 to

Note on units