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Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS), 2-Degree Standard and Enhanced Products, 1950-1997
Entry ID: coads_2degree

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Abstract: The Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) is the most
extensive and widely used set of surface marine data currently
available for the world ocean back to 1854, the year marking the
beginning of an internationally organized system for recording
shipboard meteorological observations. COADS is the result of a
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Description: COADS 2-degree enhanced products
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Slutz, R.J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne, D.H. Joseph, P.M. Steurer, and J.D. Elms
Dataset Title: Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Data Set; Release 1
Dataset Series Name: NTIS PB86-105723
Dataset Release Date: 1985
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA ERL, Climate Research Program
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 deg
Longitude Resolution: 2 deg
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Format: netCDF
Fees: none from NOAA/CDC
Phone: 303-497-6747
Email: sdw at
Contact Address:
Climate Diagnostics Center
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303-3328
Country: USA
Slutz, R. J., S.J. Lubker, J.D. Hiscox, S.D. Woodruff, R.L. Jenne,
P.M. Steurer, and J. D. Elms, 1985: 'Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere
Data Set; Release 1', Climate Research Program, Boulder, Colorado.

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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23