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Oberhuber's Climatological Atlas of Heat Fluxes and Radiation Budget Over the Global Oceans Based on COADS from NCAR and LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library

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Abstract: This data set contains climatological monthly means of heat fluxes and
radiation budget over the global oceans, based on analyses of the
Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) for the period
1950 - 1979. All data are given on a 2 x 2 latitude/longitude
grid. Meteorological and oceanographic parameters contained in
this data set include air temperature, mixed layer temperature,
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: J.M. Oberhuber
Dataset Title: Oberhuber's Climatological Atlas of Heat Fluxes and Radiation Budget Over the Global Oceans
Dataset Release Date: 1988
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NCAR
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1979-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 deg
Longitude Resolution: 2 deg
Originating Center
Data Center
Research Data Archive, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: ds541.0

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (303)-497-1231
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: rdahelp at
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.
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Distribution Media: Online, magnetic tape
Fees: none (LDEO), cost (NCAR)
Contact Address:
Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology
City: Hamburg 13
Postal Code: 2000
Country: Bundersstrasse 55, FRG
Oberhuber, J. M. 1988. "An atlas based on COADS Data Set", Tech. Report
No. 15, Max-Planck-Institut fur Meteorologie.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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