served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*(time)- grid: /T (months since 01-Jan) periodic (Jan) to (Dec) by 1.0 N= 12 pts :grid
*Longitude*(longitude)- grid: /X (degree_east) ordered (1W) to (1W) by 1.0 N= 361 pts :grid
*Latitude*(latitude)- grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered [ (59.99S) (58.97S) (57.9501S) ... (59.99N)] N= 128 pts :grid
*Depth*- grid: /Z (m) ordered [ (3622.5) (2885.6) (2201.3) (1598.79) (1099.46) (714.46) (443.79) (276.27) (190.61) (157.5) (142.5) (127.5) (112.5) (97.5) (82.5) (67.5) (52.5) (37.5) (22.5) (7.5)] :grid

*bufferwordsize*- 8
*CE*- null
*CS*- null
*datatype*- doublearraytype
*file_missing_value*- -9.98999971E33
*gridid*- 167721024
*missing_value*- NaN
*pointwidth*- 1.0
*standard_name*- time
*units*- degree_Celsius
*standard units**- degree_Kelvin
*history*- $integral dX$ $integral dY$ detrended-bfl $partialdiff sub X$ detrended-bfl [ $partialdiff sub X$ detrended-bfl detrended-bfl detrended-bfl ( UMD Carton goa beta7 t ) climatology ]
- beta7 run with 16 level data assimilation (altimetry 14 level), 50-2000

Averaged over T2[1950, 2001] minimum 0.0% data present

- 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