TOGA-TAO Quarterly Sea Surface Temperatures and Winds from JCOMM Products Bulletin at LDEO/IRI Climate Data Library
Entry ID: IGOSS_TOGA_TAO

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Summary
Abstract: Wind vectors and sea surface temperatures (SSTs) from the TOGA-TAO
array of current meter moorings and ATLAS thermistor chain
moorings. Both quarterly menas and quarterly anomalies are given.
Anomalies are calculated from the COADS wind climatology and the
Reynolds and Smith (1994) Optimal Interpolation SST climatology.

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Description: Quarterly TOGA-TAO SST and winds
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 9.0   S: -9.0   E: -95.0   W: 137.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: McPhaden, M.J.
Dataset Title: TOGA-TAO Quarterly Sea Surface Temperatures and Winds
Dataset Series Name: JCOMM Products Bulletin
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Online Resource: http://ingrid.ldgo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.IGOSS/.TOGA-TAO.cdf/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
LDEO_IGOSS_MONITORING

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-07-01
Location Keywords
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 degree
Longitude Resolution: 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: quarterly
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Instrument
DRIFTING BUOYS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Data Library, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BENNO BLUMENTHAL
Phone: (845) 680-4450
Fax: (845) 680-4864
Email: benno at iri.ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Data Library Manager
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964-8000
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: web
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 206-526-6783
Fax: 206-526-6744
Email: mcphaden at pmel.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/PMEL
7600 Sand Point Way NE
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98115
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-29
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