Equatorial Pacific Ocean Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly ENSO Forecasts from the LDEO Climate Data Library
Entry ID: LDEO_ENSOFORECAST

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Summary
Abstract: "Forecast sea surface temperature fields are produced on a monthly
basis using the Zebiak and Cane (1987) coupled atmosphere-ocean
model.

At present, two forecast products are available: The standard, or
LDEO, forecasts (consistent with those issued in the NOAA Diagnostic
Bulletin over the past several years), and a newer product,
referred to as LDEO2, that utilizes a different forecast ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 29.0   S: -29.0   E: -72.0   W: 124.0
  N: 5.0   S: -5.0   E: -90.0   W: -150.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Zebiak, Steve
Dataset Title: Equatorial Pacific SSTA forecasts
Dataset Series Name: Equatorial Pacific SSTA forecasts
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Online Resource: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.ENSOFORECAST/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 degrees
Longitude Resolution: 4 degrees
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Data Library, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: ENSOFORECAST

Data Center Personnel
Name: BENNO BLUMENTHAL
Phone: (845) 680-4450
Fax: (845) 680-4864
Email: benno at iri.ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Data Library Manager
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964-8000
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (845) 680-4450
Fax: (845) 680-4864
Email: benno at iri.ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Data Library Manager
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964-8000
Country: USA
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Publications/References
S. E. Zebiak and M. A. Cane, 1987, "A model El Nino-Southern
Oscillation,"Mon.Wea. Rev.115, 2262-2278.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-06-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-03-01
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