NMC Climatological Monthly Mean Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) from JCOMM Products Bulletin at LDEO/IRI Climate Data LibraryEntry ID: LDEO_IGOSS_NMC_MONTHLYCLIMSST
Abstract: The monthly optimum interpolation (OI) fields are derived by a linear
interpolation of the weekly OI fields to daily fields then averaging
the daily values over a month. The monthly fields are in the same
format and spatial resolution as the weekly fields.
The climatological monthly mean SST (January-December) was blended
from ship, buoy, and bias-corrected satellite data from 1950-1979.
Data ... from the Joint World Meteorological
Organization/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Technical
Commision for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) Products
Bulletin Data Products. The organization was formally known as the
Integrated Global Ocean Services System (IGOSS) Data Products
For further data products see:
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Reynolds, R.W.
Dataset Title: Monthly NMC Climatological Monthly Mean SST
Dataset Series Name: JCOMM Products Bulletin
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia UniversityOnline Resource: http://ingrid.ldgo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.IGOSS/.nmc/.climatology/.sst/
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Start Date: 1950-01-01Stop Date: 1979-12-31
Latitude Resolution: 1 degree
Longitude Resolution: 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: monthly
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: web
Distribution Format: ascii
Email: Richard.W.Reynolds at noaa.gov
151 Patton Ave.
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
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sea surface temperature analysis. J. Climate, 6, 114-119.
Reynolds, R. W. and T. M. Smith, 1994: Improved global sea surface
temperature analyses. J. Climate, 7, 929-948.
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D. H. Joseph, P. M. Steuer, J. D. Elms, 1985: Comprehensive
Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set: Release 1. NOAA Environmental Research
Laboratory, Boulder, CO, 268 pp.
Woodruff, S.D., S. J. Lubker, K. Wolter, S.J. Worley, and J.D. Elms,
1993: Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) Release 1a:
1980-1992. Earth System Monitor, Vol. 4, No. 1, September 1993, NOAA.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2001-12-07