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KAPLAN EXTENDED v2

KAPLAN EXTENDED v2: Statistically homogenous concatenation of Kaplan et al [1998] OS SST and Reynolds and Smith [1994] NCEP OI analyses; the latter gets degraded to the resolution of the former\0 X .

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Datasets and variables

KAPLAN EXTENDED v2 ssta[ X Y | T]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1856) to (Jul 2014) by 1.0 N= 1903 pts :grid
Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (27.5E) to (22.5E) by 5.0 N= 72 pts :grid
Latitude grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (87.5S) to (87.5N) by 5.0 N= 36 pts :grid

Other Info

note
revised 13 Sep 2005 and 24 Oct 2005, following the 13 Sep 2005 revision of the Reynolds and Smith Version 2 data set that affected fields from Nov 1981 to Apr 2002

References

Kaplan, A., M. Cane, Y. Kushnir, A. Clement, M. Blumenthal, and B. Rajagopalan, Analyses of global sea surface temperature 1856-1991, Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 18,567-18,589, 1998

R. W. Reynolds, T. M. Smith. Improved global sea surface temperature analyses.. J. Climate 7, 1994

Last updated: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:02:46 GMT

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