CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation Enhanced
Entry ID: NOAA_CDC002
The monthly data set consists of two files containing monthly averaged precipitation rate values. Values are obtained from 5 kinds of satellite estimates (GPI,OPI,SSM/I scattering, SSM/I emission and MSU). The enhanced file also includes blended NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Precipitation values. The other just includes the satellite estimates.|
Pentad data is also available.
This data set consists of monthly averaged precipitation rate values (mm/day). The data range is approximately 0 to 70mm/day. The pentad dataset consists of 73 pentads per year with the 12th pentad covering Feb 25-Mar 1 whether or not there is a leap year. The pentad starts on the date stored in the netCDF file.
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Data Set Citation
Dr. Pingping Xie
Dataset Title: CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation Enhanced
Dataset Release Date: 2000-12-27
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
Online Resource: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.cmap.html
|Start Date: 1979-01-01|
|Stop Date: 2007-07-31|
Longitude Resolution: 2.5 Degree
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
|ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT [Definition]|
ISO Topic Category
None. Acknowledgement of CDC would appreciated in products derived|
from these data.
|CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation Enhanced|
|[POL 88.75 -88.75 180 -180]|
Data Set Progress
Climate Analysis Branch, Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Data Center URL: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/psd1/
Dataset ID: CDC002
ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES |
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: esrl.psd.data at noaa.gov
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Email: Pingping.Xie at noaa.gov
Reynolds, R. W (1988), A real-time global sea surface temperature analysis, J. Climate, 1, 75-86
Spencer, R. W (1993), Global oceanic precipitation from the MSU during 1979-91 and comparisons to other climatologies, J. Climate, 6, 1301-1326.
Xie P., and P. A. Arkin (1997), Global precipitation: a 17-year monthly analysis based on gauge observations, satellite estimates, and numerical model output, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 78, 2539-2558