CDC Derived NCEP Reanalysis Products Spectral

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Citation:
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Originator: NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
Publication_Date: 19981001
Title: CDC Derived NCEP Reanalysis Products Spectral
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Publication_Place: Boulder, CO
Publisher: NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
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Online_Linkage: \http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.spectral.html
Description:
Abstract:
The NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis project is using a state-of-the-art analysis/forecast system to perform data assimilation using past data from 1948 to the present. A subset of this data has been processed to create monthly means of a subset of the original data. There are also files containing data from variables derived from the reanalysis and some other statistics. Information about the 4 times and daily data is available, as well. Please read the problem list before using the data. The NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis descriptions here are subdivided into separate categories. These are currently: Pressure Level Data Surface Data Surface Flux Data Other Flux Data Tropopause Level Data Sigma Level Data If you don't know where to find a variable, you can search this table. All the files are in netcdf format and are located in the directories that follow the naming convention: /Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.derived/subdirectory_name/ where subdirectory_name is Categorysubdirectory_name Pressure levelpressure Surfacesurface Surface Fluxsurface_gauss Other Fluxother_gauss Tropopausetropopause Sigma Levelspectral The naming convention of the files is generally variable.averagingperiod.statistic.nc where variable is netcdf variable name averagingperiod is time period over which data is averaged (day,mon) statistic is type of data (mean, long-term mean(ltm), etc) Some files have the level included with the variable names e.g. air2m.mon.mean.nc Here the file should be read with the variable of 'air' Information is available on the time period of the files and how the different statistics were calculated. NOAAServer Codes: [POL 88.54 -88.54 180 -180] ; nodateline preview obtain Scientific research.
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Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19580101
Ending_Date: 19981001
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 88.54
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -88.54
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > CONVERGENCE/DIVERGENCE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > STREAMFUNCTIONS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > VORTICITY
Theme_Keyword: Cdc Derived Ncep Reanalysis Products Spectral [pol 88.54 -88.54 180 -180]
Theme_Keyword: Psiticity
Theme_Keyword: Streamfunction
Theme_Keyword: Velocity Potential
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
Access_Constraints: None.
Use_Constraints:
None. Acknowledgement of CDC would appreciated in products derived from these data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov
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Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOC/NOAA/OAR/ESRL/PSD/CAB > Climate Analysis Branch, 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: CDC039
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
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Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
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Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/psd1/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/ncep.reanalysis.de...
Access_Instructions:
Obtain this data set via FTP.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/data/gridded/data.ncep.rea...
Access_Instructions:
Obtain this data set via HTML.
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20020322
Metadata_Review_Date: 20090715
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ESRL/PSD DATA INQUIRIES
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: esrl.psd.data@noaa.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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