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 data       graph  M    public noaa.ersst.v3, sst.ltm.19712000.nc, 1-1 (NOAA Extended Reconstructed SST V3)    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC noaa_esrl_3aeb_fbf0_95b3

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL citation String Smith, T.M., R.W. Reynolds, Thomas C. Peterson, and Jay Lawrimore 2007: Improvements to NOAA's Historical Merged Land-Ocean Surface Temperature lysis (1880-2006). In press. Journal of Climate (ERSSTV3).
Smith, T.M., and R.W. Reynolds, 2003: Extended Reconstruction of Global Sea Surface Temperatures Based on COADS Data (1854-1997). Journal of Climate, 16, 1495-1510. ERSSTV1
Smith, T.M., and R.W. Reynolds, 2004: Improved Extended Reconstruction of SST (1854-1997). Journal of Climate, 17, 2466-2477.ERSSTv2
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String The extended reconstructed sea surface temperature (ERSST)
was constructed using the most recently available
Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set ( COADS ) SST data
and improved statistical methods that allow stable
reconstruction using sparse data.
Currently, ERSST version 2 ( ERSST.v2 ) and version 3b ( ERSST.v3b ) are available from NCDC.
ERSST.v3 is an improved extended reconstruction over version 2.
Most of the improvements are justified by testing with simulated data.
The major differences are caused by the improved low-frequency ( LF ) tuning of ERSST.v3
which reduces the SST anomaly damping before 1930 using the optimized parameters.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String ncdc.webmaster@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA NCDC
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL dataset_title String Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST) v4
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 358.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 88.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -88.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 358.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Mon Jun 13 17:35:08 2011: ncrename -v time_bnds,climatological_bounds sst.ltm.19712000.nc
Thu Jul 1 14:11:23 2010: ncatted -O -a _FillValue,sst,o,s,32767 sst.ltm.19712000.nc
created 09/2007 by CAS
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String Datasets.noaa.ersst.v3.sst.ltm.19712000.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.noaa.ersst.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 1-1, atmosphere, center, climatic, coads, comprehensive, data, environmental, extended, icoads, information, international, latitude, long, longitude, mean, month, monthly, national, ncdc, ncei, nesdis, noaa, noaa.ersst.v3, ocean, oceans,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature,
reconstructed, satellite, sea, sea_surface_temperature, service, set, sst, sst.ltm.19712000, surface, temperature, term, time
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 88.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Model
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.noaa.ersst.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String NOAA/NESDIS/National Climatic Data Center
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/noaa.ersst.v3/sst.ltm.19712000.nc (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -88.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String NOAA Extended Reconstructed SST V3. The extended reconstructed sea surface temperature (ERSST)
was constructed using the most recently available
Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set ( COADS ) SST data
and improved statistical methods that allow stable
reconstruction using sparse data.
Currently, ERSST version 2 ( ERSST.v2 ) and version 3b ( ERSST.v3b ) are available from National Climatic Data Center (NCDC).
ERSST.v3 is an improved extended reconstruction over version 2.
Most of the improvements are justified by testing with simulated data.
The major differences are caused by the improved low-frequency ( LF ) tuning of ERSST.v3
which reduces the SST anomaly damping before 1930 using the optimized parameters.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 0001-12-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 0001-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String noaa.ersst.v3, sst.ltm.19712000.nc, 1-1 (NOAA Extended Reconstructed SST V3)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0
dimension time   double nValues=12, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 8h 43m 38s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double -6.21357696E10, -6.2106912E10
attribute time avg_period String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time axis String T
attribute time climatology String climatological_bounds
attribute time delta_t String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time ltm_range double 62456.0, 73383.0
attribute time prev_avg_period String 0000-00-07 00:00:00
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=89, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-2.0
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 88.0, -88.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordinate_defines String center
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   float nValues=180, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=2.0
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.0, 358.0
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordinate_defines String center
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable sst   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sst actual_range float -1.8, 32.61
attribute sst colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sst least_significant_digit short 1
attribute sst level_desc String Surface
attribute sst long_name String Long Term Monthly Mean of Sea Surface Temperature
attribute sst missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute sst parent_stat String Mean
attribute sst precision short 2
attribute sst standard_name String sea_surface_temperature
attribute sst statistic String Long Term Mean
attribute sst units String degree_C
attribute sst valid_range float -5.0, 40.0
attribute sst var_desc String Sea Surface Temperature

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