A drifter-derived climatology of tropical Atlantic circulation
Entry ID: aoml_drifter_cliamtology

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Summary
Abstract: On this page, you will find a climatology of near-surface currents and
SST for the tropical Atlantic Ocean, at one degree resolution, derived
from satellite-tracked surface drifting bouy observations.
The climatology is available in NetCDF and Matlab formats.
Please cite as reference:

Lumpkin, R. and S. L. Garzoli, 2003: Near-surface Circulation in the
Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Part II: time-mean currents and seasonal
variability. Submitted to Deep-Sea Res (Oceans).
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Description: A drifter-derived climatology of tropical Atlantic circulation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lumpkin, R. and S. L. Garzoli
Dataset Title: Near-surface Circulation in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Part II
Other Citation Details: Oceans
Online Resource: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/dac/drifter_climatology.html
Location Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
DRIFTING BUOYS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MAYRA C. PAZOS
Phone: (305) 361-4422
Fax: (305) 361-4582
Email: pazos at aoml.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
OAR MASC
Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker CSWY
City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33149
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-02-24
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