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 (1E) to (0) 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 [ (3260.625) (2560.249) (1923.166) (1376.314) (935.5425) (606.31) (383.1562) (250.2412) (182.8875) (152.2637) (135.0) (120.0) (105.0) (90.0) (75.0) (60.0) (45.0) (30.0) (15.0)] :grid

*CE*- null
*CS*- null
*datatype*- realarraytype
*file_missing_value*- -9.98999971E33
*gridid*- 185387928
*missing_value*- NaN
*pointwidth*- 1.0
*standard_name*- time
*units*- 0.20943951023932 degree_Kelvin meter
^{-1}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 Z T
- Differentiate along X Y Z T
- Take differences along X Y Z T

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

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

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

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

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

Note on units