Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS), Release 1a, 1980-1995
Entry ID: COADS_1a

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Abstract: The Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) is the most
extensive collection of surface marine data available for the world
ocean over the past century and a half. In COADS processing, the
basic observational data have been edited, using a "trimming"
procedure to identify outliers with respect to climatological 3.5
sigma limits derived from data for three ... View entire text
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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: Slutz, R.J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne, D.H. Joseph, P.M. Steurer, and J.D. Elms
Dataset Title: Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Data Set; Release 1
Dataset Series Name: NTIS PB86-105723
Dataset Release Date: 1985
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA ERL, Climate Research Program
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 deg
Longitude Resolution: 2 deg
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Analysis Branch, Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: COADS1a

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Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Format: netCDF
Fees: none from NOAA/CDC; fee charged at NCAR
Phone: 303-497-6747
Email: sdw at
Contact Address:
Climate Diagnostics Center
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303-3328
Country: USA
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Slutz, R. J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne,
P.M. Steurer, and J. D. Elms, 1985: 'Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere
Data Set; Release 1', Climate Research Program, Boulder, Colorado.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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