served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*(time)- grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (16 Jan 1950 - 15 Feb 1950) to (16 Nov 2001 - 15 Dec 2001) by 1.0 N= 623 pts :grid
*Longitude*(longitude)- grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0.5E) to (0.5W) by 1.0 N= 360 pts :grid
*Latitude*(latitude)- grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered [ (60.5S) (59.48S) (58.46005S) ... (60.5N)] N= 129 pts :grid
*Depth*- grid: /Z (m) ordered [ (3622.5) (2898.75) (2221.748) (1624.585) (1128.042) (743.0425) (469.5775) (296.735) (203.7475) (162.0275) (142.5) (127.5) (112.5) (97.5) (82.5) (67.5) (52.5) (37.5) (22.5) (7.5)] :grid

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*CE*- null
*CS*- null
*datatype*- doublearraytype
*file_missing_value*- -9.98999971E33
*gridid*- 185387928
*missing_value*- NaN
*pointwidth*- 1.0
*standard_name*- time
*units*- 0.20943951023932 degree_Kelvin radian north year
^{-1} *history*- beta7 run with 16 level data assimilation (altimetry 14 level), 50-2000

Carton, J.A., G. Chepurin, and X. Cao, 2000b: A Simple Ocean Data Assimilation analysis of the global upper ocean 1950-1995 Part 2: results, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30, 311-326

Last updated: *Thu, 23 Jan 2003 21:17:59 GMT*

- 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 Z
- Differentiate along X Y T Z
- Take differences along X Y T Z

RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over X Y T Z | X Y X T X Z Y T Y Z T Z | X Y T X Y Z X T Z Y T Z | X Y T Z |

RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over X Y T Z | X Y X T X Z Y T Y Z T Z | X Y T X Y Z X T Z Y T Z | X Y T Z |

Maximum over X Y T Z | X Y X T X Z Y T Y Z T Z | X Y T X Y Z X T Z Y T Z | X Y T Z |

Minimum over X Y T Z | X Y X T X Z Y T Y Z T Z | X Y T X Y Z X T Z Y T Z | X Y T Z |

Detrend (best-fit-line) over X Y T Z | X Y X T X Z Y T Y Z T Z | X Y T X Y Z X T Z Y T Z | X Y T Z |

Note on units