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Global Gridded Spectral Height and Temperature Fields

| DOI: 10.5065/SKWN-8Z65

This dataset contains once-daily global gridded geopotential height and temperature at levels from 1000 millibars up to 1 millibar for the period from April 1979 to May 1994. Bill Randel of NCAR interpolated bad and missing data in the grids of ds067.1 and stored the new data as zonal Fourier coefficients on an approximate 4.5 degree latitude/longitude grid (consistent with R15 spectral resolution). Further information can be found in NCAR Technical Note 366, which is available from the UCAR publications office at (303) 497-8601.

Temporal Range:
1979-04 to 1994-05
Geopotential Height Upper Air Temperature
Vertical Levels:
1000 mbar 850 mbar 700 mbar 500 mbar
400 mbar 300 mbar 250 mbar 200 mbar
150 mbar 100 mbar 70 mbar 50 mbar
30 mbar 10 mbar 5 mbar 2 mbar
1 mbar
Temporal Frequencies:
Every day
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=86.6S Northernmost=86.6N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Randel, W.J., 1992: Global atmospheric circulation statistics, 1000 - 1 mb. TN-366+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 256 pp.

Randel, W. J., 1987: Global atmospheric circulation statistics, 1000 - 1 mb. TN-295+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 245 pp.

Total Volume:
378.99 MB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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