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A Seasonal Climatology of Global Ocean Surface Currents


Derived from pilot charts from the US Naval Oceanographic Office. Based on data from 1901-1978.

Temporal Range:
1901 to 1978
Ocean Currents
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Annual Climatology
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Naval Oceanographic Office, U.S. Navy, U.S. Department of Defense
Climate Analysis Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Meehl, G.A., 1980: Observed world ocean seasonal surface currents on a 5-degree grid. TN/1A-159+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 23 pp.

Total Volume:
0.14 MB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation), Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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