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Bunker Climate Atlas of the North Atlantic Ocean


The basic version of this North Atlantic dataset was created by Andrew Bunker of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He analyzed observations from the ship reports of the Voluntary Observing Fleet into irregularly-spaced areas over the ocean. The atlas presented here contains a revision of the early data interpolated to a regularly-spaced 1-degree grid over the Atlantic.

Temporal Range:
1941 to 1972
Air Temperature Heat Flux Hydrostatic Pressure Longwave Radiation
Sea Surface Temperature Shortwave Radiation Surface Winds
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Monthly Climatology
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=100W Easternmost=10E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=0N Northernmost=65N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
Total Volume:
6.1 MB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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