served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*(time)- grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1950) to (Dec 2001) by 1.0 N= 624 pts :grid
*Longitude*- grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (1E) to (0) by 1.0 N= 360 pts :grid
*Latitude*- grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered [ (59.48S) (58.4601S) (57.4402S) ... (60.5N)] 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

*datatype*- realarraytype
*gridid*- 184363696
*missing_value*- -9.98999971E33
*pointwidth*- 1.0
*standard_name*- time
*units*- cm /s
*standard units**- 0.01 meter second
^{-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*

T | X | Y | Z | |

UMD Carton goa beta7 v[ X Y | Z T] | M | M | M | M |
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- 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