Climate Analysis Center Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature Analyses

SOURCE: Data Support Section Dataset ds277.0

DATA DESCRIPTION: Interpolated to a T42 grid from a regular 2 degree grid using bilinear interpolation.

FORMAT: netCDF

GRID: Global - T42 Gaussian (128 x 64); Regular Two Degree (180 x 89; 88S-88N, 0-358E)

LEVELS: Surface

TIMES: One value per month.

CURRENT HOLDINGS : 1954 - 2002 (1788 months per file)

FIELDS:

Description Name Units Levels
Sea Surface Temperature SST C surface

MSS Directory and filenames:

  • /CA/SST/CAC_RECON/SST.2x2.185401_200212.nc
  • /CA/SST/CAC_RECON/SST.T42.185401_200212.nc
  • Also available on-line in ASCII on a 2 degree regular grid from the Data Support Section.

Please use the ccm2nc software to convert ccm history tape format to netCDF.

References