Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) at LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library
Entry ID: LDEO_INDICIES_SOI

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Summary
Abstract: The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) is the difference between the
standardized Tahiti Sea Level Pressure (SLP) and the standardized
Darwin SLP measurements. The data was originally collected by
NOAA/NCEP.

The SOI runs from 1951 to present. An earlier standardized SOI runs from 1881
to present.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -12.0   S: -17.0   E: -149.0   W: 131.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cole, J.
Dataset Title: Southern Oscillation Index (SOI)
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Online Resource: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.Indices/.soi/
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1951-01-01

Start Date: 1881-01-01
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Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly Climatology
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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/

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: WWW
Fees: none
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-10-20
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