Tropical South Atlantic Index (TSA)

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD
Publication_Date: ongoing
Title: Tropical South Atlantic Index (TSA)
Edition:
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Series_Information:
Series_Name: NOAA Indices and Forecasts
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Publisher: NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/climateindices/list/#TSA
Description:
Abstract:
[Source: NOAA/ESRL/PSD, http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ ] The Tropical South Atlantic Index is Anomaly of the average of the monthly SST from Eq-20S and 10E-30W. GISST and NOAA OI 1x1 datasets are used to create the index. Climatology is 1951-2000.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Enfield, D.B., A.M. Mestas, D.A. Mayer, and L. Cid-Serrano 1999 How ubiquitous is the dipole relationship in tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures? JGR-O 104 7841-7848
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19480101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -30.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 10.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -0.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -20.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE > SST
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CLIMATE INDICATORS > ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE INDICES > TROPICAL SOUTH ATLANTIC INDEX > TSA INDEX
Theme_Keyword: Tsa
Theme_Keyword: Tropical South Atlantic Index
Theme_Keyword: Climate Index
Theme_Keyword: Climate Indices
Theme_Keyword: Sst
Theme_Keyword: Climate Change
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: Monthly
Temporal_Keyword: Monthly - < Annual
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
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Logical_Consistency_Report:
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Completeness_Report:
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Lineage:
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Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOC/NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD > Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact_Person: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov
Resource_Description: TSA Index
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ascii
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/correlation/tsa....
Access_Instructions:
Access to monthly TSA index data since 1948
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/climateindices/l...
Access_Instructions:
All NOAA Climate Indices: Monthly Atmospheric and Ocean Time Series data.
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20051213
Metadata_Review_Date: 20110406
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SCOTT A. RITZ
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-614-5126
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Scott.A.Ritz@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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