Global and North Atlantic Atlas of Monthly Ocean Waves, by Gulev et al.
Entry ID: NCAR_DS541.3

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Summary
Abstract: Monthly 2-degree by 2-degree and 5-degree by 5-degree wave statistics were computed for 1958-1997 (Global Waves) and 1964-1993 (North Atlantic Waves) respectively from COADS shipboard wave observations. Significant wave heights are determined for several different schemes.
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Description: Global Atlas of Ocean Waves at the Sea Atmosphere Interaction And Climate Laboratory
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Dataset Title: Global and North Atlantic Atlas of Monthly Ocean Waves, by Gulev et al.
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/NCAR/CISL/DSS > Data Support Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Online Resource: http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds541.3/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1958-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
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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: http://rda.ucar.edu/
Dataset ID: 541.3

Data Center Personnel
Name: RDA HELP DESK
Phone: (303)-497-1231
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: dssweb at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.
Distribution
Distribution Size: 8.354 Mbytes
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (303)-497-1248
Fax: (303)-497-1291
Email: worley at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
CISL/DSS
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: U.S.A.
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Publications/References
Gulev, S.K., and V. Grigorieva, 2006: Variability of the winter wind waves and swell in the North Atlantic and North Pacific as revealed by the Voluntary Observing Ship Data. J. Climate, 19, 5667-5785. Gulev, S.K., V. Grigorieva, A. Sterl, and D. Woolf, 2003: Assessment of the Reliability of Wave Observations From Voluntary Observing Ships: Insights From the Validation of a Global Wind Wave Climatology Based On Voluntary Observing Ship Data. J. Geophys. Res., 108(C7), 1-21. Gulev, S.K., and L. Hasse, 1998: North Atlantic Wind Waves and Wind Stress Fields from Voluntary Observing Ship Data. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 28, 1107-1130.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-23
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