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Atlas of Surface Marine Data, climatology and monthly, by Da Silva and Young


COADS observations (1945-1993) were used to derive climatologies and year-month anomalies for the basic observed variables and heat flux components. The data are analyzed to give full global coverage.

Temporal Range:
1945 to 1993
Heat Flux Humidity Longwave Radiation Precipitation Amount
Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature Surface Winds
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Every month , Monthly Climatology
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Ocean Climate Laboratory, National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Department of Geosciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Total Volume:
3.04 GB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation), netCDF
Related RDA Datasets:
International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) Release 2.5, Individual Observations
International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) Release 2.5, Monthly Summaries
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Data License:
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