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SOURCESSOCGASC97*Net heat flux (positive for heat gain by the ocean)

SOC GASC97 hfns: Net heat flux (positive for heat gain by the ocean) data

Net heat flux (positive for heat gain by the ocean) from SOC GASC97: Global air-sea heat and momentum flux climatology from the Southampton Oceanography Centre.

Independent Variables (Grids)

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

Other Info

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 /m2
standard units*
kilogram second-3

References

S. Josey, E. Kent, and P. Taylor, 1999, "New insights into the ocean heat budget closure problem from analysis of the SOC air-sea flux climatology.," J. Climate12, no. 9, 2856--2880.

Last updated: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:03:23 GMT