Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) Indices at 30 mb and 50 mb from NOAA/Climate Prediction Center

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Abstract: [Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center, http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ ]

Quasi-Biennal Oscillation (QBO) index (formally known as Singapore Winds) monthly since 1979. Data is available at 30mb and 50mb.

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Caption:  QBO 30mb and 50mb zonal winds
Description:  QBO 30mb and 50mb zonal winds

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: -60.0   E: -73.0   W: 90.0
Min Altitude: 30 MB Max Altitude: 50 MB

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Indices
Dataset Series Name: NOAA/NWS/CPC Indices and Forecasts
Dataset Release Date: ongoing
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA National Weather Service, Center for Climate Prediction
Online Resource: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/indices/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
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Originating Center
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Email: Donald.Garrett at noaa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-05
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