NCAR Climate Analysis Section Data Catalog

Reanalysis Data

  • Includes:
    • Derived atmospheric mass, moisture and energy budget products from JMA, ECMWF and NCEP/NCAR
    • Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) 25-year reanalysis (JRA-25)
    • European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF) 15- and 40-year reanalyses (ERA-15 & ERA-40) and interim reanalysis (ERA-Interim) (Updated through 2010)
    • National Center for Environmental Prediction/National Center for Atmospheric Research reanalysis (NCEP/NCAR R1)
    • NASA's Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Reseach and Applications (MERRA)
    • National Center for Environmental Prediction Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR) (New!)
    • For information on all reanalyses, see: Reanalysis Information
    • For information on how budget products are calculated, see: Budget Calculations

Satellite Data

  • Includes:
    • Adjusted ERBE and CERES retrievals from Fasullo and Trenberth, 2008
    • Data sets from a number of different satellites, such as:
      • ERBE
      • CERES
      • ISCCP
      • SSM/I
      • TRMM

Surface Data

  • Includes:
    • Surface data sets from a number of sources, such as:
      • Runoff
      • PDSI
      • Precipitation
      • Sea surface temperatures
      • Surface temperature
      • Various climate atlas datasets

Climate Indices

  • Includes:
    • Climate related indices such as:
      • NAO
      • NP
      • AMO
      • Niño 3 and Niño 3.4
      • TNI

Ocean Data

  • Includes:
    • ECMWF Ocean Reanalysis System 4 Ocean Heat Content (ORAS4)
    • NCEP Global Ocean Data Analysis System (GODAS)
    • Oceanic and Atmospheric Heat Transports derived from NCEP/NCAR and ECMWF reanalyses
    • Oceanic and Atmospheric Heat Transports from CERES

Background and other information

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