Monthly Oceanic Nino Index (ONI)
Entry ID: NOAA_NWS_CPC_ONI

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Summary
Abstract: [Text Source: NOAA/CPC and NOAA/ESRL/PSD]

The Oceanic Nino Index (ONI) is a three month running mean of NOAA ERSST.v2 SST anomalies in the Nino 3.4 region (5N-5S, 120-170W), based on the 1971-2000 base period.

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Description: Access to monthly ONI index data since 1950


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Description: Access to additional ONI data and documentation


Geographic Coverage
 N: 5.0 S: -5.0  E: -120.0  W: -170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Oceanic Nino Index
Dataset Series Name: NOAA/NWS/CPC Indices and Forecasts
Dataset Release Date: ongoing
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA National Weather Service, Center for Climate Prediction
Online Resource: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/ensostuff...


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly


Science Keywords
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE >SST    [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >TELECONNECTIONS >EL NINO SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) >OCEANIC NINO INDEX    [Definition]
CLIMATE INDICATORS >ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS >SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE INDICES >OCEANIC NINO INDEX >ONI    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Keywords
ONI
Oceanic Nino Index
climate index
climate indices
SST
ENSO
Nino34
climate change


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
NOAA/NWS/CPC


Data Center
Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: TNA Index

Data Center Personnel
Name: ED O'LENIC
Email: Ed.Olenic at noaa.gov


Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/

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
ED O'LENIC
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: Ed.Olenic at noaa.gov


ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov


SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-02

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