NCAR Climate Analysis Section Data Catalog

What's new:

  • March 2010: CAS data catalog gets a new look!
  • November 2009: JRA-25 Data Set
    • Derived atmospheric mass, moisture and energy budget products have been updated through 2008.
  • June 2009: NNAR Reanalysis Data Set
    • All products have been updated through 2008
  • February 2006: The CAS Atmospheric Forcing Data Set
    • New: A 57-year (1948-2004) atmospheric forcing data set for driving land surface models in an offline mode.
  • September 2005: Historical Ocean Temperature Analysis: 1945-2003 (JMA)
    • New: Monthly analyzed ocean temperatures with error estimates at 16 depths [0 to 700 m] in netCDF format.
  • April 2005: ERA-40 at T85 Resolution [September 1957-August 2002]
    • New: Daily and monthly data at the surface and upper atmosphere [pressure and hybrid levels] in netCDF format.
  • September 2004: NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Sigma Level Monthly Means
    • Update: Due to a problem with the TOVS data in the NCEP/NCAR Reanalyses, January 1997-December 2001 have been re-run and released to NCAR. The data can be retrieved from the MSS directory: /CA/NMC/SIGMA/UPDATE/.
  • June 2004: Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI)
    • Update: The PDSI data was updated through 2003.
  • May 2004: ECMWF 40-year Reanalysis from NCAR DSS
    • New: The ECMWF 40-year Reanalysis (ERA-40) data are available to scientific/academic users on the NCAR MSS or the SCD/DSS data server. Data available as of May 2004:
      • Model resolution gridded surface, vertical integrals and other single level fields
      • Model resolution gridded upper air analysis on pressure surfaces
      • 2.5 degree latitude-longitude gridded surface and single level analysis
      • 2.5 degree latitude-longitude gridded upper air analysis on pressure surfaces
      • Monthly mean model resolution gridded surface fields and vertical integrals
      • Monthly mean model resolution gridded upper air analysis on pressure surfaces
      • Monthly mean 2.5 degree latitude-longitude gridded surface and single level analysis
      • Monthly mean 2.5 degree latitude-longitude gridded upper air analysis on pressure surfaces
  • May 2004: GPCP Precipitation
    • Update: The GPCP Precipitation data was updated through 2003.
  • March 2003:
    • It is highly recommended that users and prospective users of our Mass, Moisture and Energy Budget Products for NCEP Reanalysis see our recomputed and update products for NCEP Reanalysis, March 2003. Extensive background concerning the deatils of the derivation of these products can also be found on this new web page.
  • November 2002: DSS SOC air-sea flux climatologies
    • Update: The SOC air-sea flux climatologies are available on the NCAR MSS or the SCD/DSS dataserver. Some work has been done recently to constrain the version 1.1 (1998) heat fluxes according to estimates of ocean heat transport.
  • October 2002: NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Pressure Level Monthly Means
    • Update: Due to a problem with the TOVS data in the NCEP/NCAR Reanalyses, January 1997 through December 2001 have been re-run and released to NCAR. The data can be retrieved from the MSS directory /CA/NMC/PRESS/UPDATE/
  • October 2002: GLOBAL SURFACE RADIATIVE FLUXES: July 1983- Dec 2000
  • September 2002: International Satellite Cloud Climatology (ISCCP)
    • Update: International Satellite Cloud Climatology (ISCCP) web page has been updated. Stage D2 data are created.
  • September 2002: Global Monthly Precipitation Over Land: 50+ Yrs
    • New Product: Global Monthly Precipitation Over Land: 1948 - 2001, from National Centers for Climate Prediction/Climate Prediction Center.
  • September 2002: ECMWF ERA-15 Data
    • Update: ECMWF ERA-15 archive, 1979-1993. From European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) has been updated.
  • September 2002: Dai and Trenberth Global River Flow and Continental Discharge Data
    • New Product: Long-term mean data of river runoff and continental discharge into the individual and global ocean.
  • August 2002: NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Sigma Level Data 4 times Daily
    • Update: Four times daily NCEP Reanalysis sigma level data from March 1997 through December 2001 has been re-run and released to NCAR. The data can be retrieved from the MSS directory /CA/NMC/SIGMA/UPDATE/.
  • August 2002: NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Pressure Level Data 4 times Daily
    • Update: Due to a problem with the TOVS data in the NCEP/NCAR Reanalyses, Mar 1997 through Feb 2001 have been re-run and released to NCAR. Data from March 2001 through December 2001 has been created. The data can be retrieved from the MSS directory /CA/NMC/PRESS/UPDATE/
  • May 2000: NCEP and ECMWF Oceanic and Atmospheric Transports
    • New Product: A number of northward transports computed from annual climatologies of surface fluxes and vertically integrated total energy divergences over the ERBE period (Feb 1985 - Apr 1989).
  • May 2000: Mass, Moisture and Energy Budget Products for ECMWF 15-year Reanalysis (ERA15) at Tapered T42
    • New Product: A number of vertically integrated quantities are available covering the duration of the 15-year reanalysis (1979-1993)
  • May 2000: Mass, Moisture and Energy Budget Products for NCEP Reanalysis at Tapered T42
    • New Product: A number of vertically integrated quantities are available covering the duration of the reanalysis period 1979-1995.

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