The grids in this dataset contain Southern Hemisphere
sea-level pressure and 500 millibar height data for the International
Geophysical Year (IGY) period of June 1957 to December 1958.
The data are on a 5-degree latitude/longitude grid covering the
hemisphere from 15S to the South Pole.
The data originally came from South Africa where it was on a
10-degree by 5-degree diamond latitude/longitude grid. DSS
interpolated data to the missing gridpoints to provide a
resolution of five degrees in both directions.
1957-06-01 12:00 +0000 to 1958-12-31 12:00 +0000
|Sea Level Pressure
Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
South African Weather Bureau, South Africa
South African Weather Bureau, 1960: Grid-Point and Monthly Mean Maps for the Southern Hemisphere for the Second Half of the International Geophysical Year (April to December 1958) Notos, 9(1/4), 3-287.
South African Weather Bureau, 1959: Grid-Point and Monthly Mean Maps for the Southern Hemisphere for the First Half of the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to March 1958) Notos, 8(1/4), 3-304.
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