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: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:02:15 GMT

Data Views

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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 |
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Note on units