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Digitized Global Monthly Mean Ocean Surface Temperatures

| DOI: 10.5065/9TCN-6234

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


Various hand-drawn sea-surface temperature charts were digitized and monthly means were produced, to be used by NCAR's general circulation model.

Sea Surface Temperature
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Monthly Climatology
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=87.5S Northernmost=87.5N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Physical Oceanography Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Washington, W.M. and L.G. Thiel, 1970: Digitized Global Monthly Mean Ocean Surface Temperatures. TN-54+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 30 pp.

Total Volume:
1.74 MB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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