Monthly Western Hemisphere Warm Pool (WHWP)
Entry ID: NOAA_NWS_CPC_WHWP

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Summary
Abstract: [Source: NOAA/ESRL/PSD, http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ ]

The Western Hemisphere Warm Pool (WHWP) monthly anomaly of the ocean surface area warmer than 28.5B0C in the Atlantic and eastern North Pacific. Climatology is 1951-2000.

The WHWMP develops west of Central America in the spring, then expands to the tropical waters to the east. WHWP development Enlarge WHWP ... View entire text
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Description: Access to monthly WHWP data since 1948
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.0   S: -5.0   E: -30.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD
Dataset Title: Western Hemisphere Warm Pool (WHWP)
Dataset Series Name: NOAA Indices and Forecasts
Dataset Release Date: ongoing
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD
Online Resource: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/climateindices/list/#WHWP
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/
Dataset ID: WHWP Index

Data Center Personnel
Name: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov
Distribution
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov
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Publications/References
Wang, C., and D.B. Enfield (2001), The tropical Western Hemisphere warm pool, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1635-1638
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-04-04
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