served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*- grid: /T (months since 01-Jan) periodic (Jan) to (Dec) by 1.0 N= 12 pts :grid
*Longitude*- grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (179.5W) to (179.5E) by 1.0 N= 360 pts :grid
*Latitude*- grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (84.5S) to (84.5N) by 1.0 N= 170 pts :grid

*calendar*- standard
*center*- Southampton Oceanography Centre,UK
*comments*- Bulk formulae estimate,hfns=rss+rls+hfls+hfss
*Conventions*- COARDS
*datatype*- realarraytype
*grid_name*- generic grid
*grid_type*- generic
*level_description*- Earth surface
*missing_value*- 1.00000002E20
*model**time_statistic*- average
*units*- W /m
^{2} *standard units**- kilogram second
^{-3}

Last updated: *Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:39:07 GMT*

T | X | Y | |

SOC GASC97 hfns[ X Y | T] | M | M | M |
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- Monthly Climatology calculates a monthly climatology by averaging over all years.
- anomalies calculates the difference between the (above) monthly climatology and the original data.
- Integrate along X Y T
- Differentiate along X Y T
- Take differences along 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 |

Note on units