Gulf of Guinea Standardized Rainfall Index (8-4N, 20W-10E)
Entry ID: JISAO_GULF_GUINEA_RAIN

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Summary
Abstract: The University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the
Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) offers a Gulf of Guinea Standardized
Rainfall Index dataset.

The time series is smoothed with successive 9- and 5-point running
means for display purposes.

The averaging region is based on the rotated principal component
analysis of average June through September African rainfall presented
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 8.0   S: 4.0   E: 10.0   W: -20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: T. Mitchell
Dataset Title: Gulf of Guinea Standardized Rainfall Index (8-4N, 20W-10E)
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)
Online Resource: http://jisao.washington.edu/data_sets/guinea/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1899-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31
Use Constraints Please cite the dataset originator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ACII
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mitchell at atmos.washington.edu
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-13
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