Surface Data

Dai and Trenberth Global River Flow and Continental Discharge Data

  • Hosted at NCAR RDA

The CAS Atmospheric Forcing Data Set

  • A 57-year (1948-2004) atmospheric forcing dataset for driving land surface models in an offline mode.

Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) over global land: 1870-present

  • PDSI information and gridded data sets


  • Various datasets, including NVAP, GPCP, GPCC, Xie-Arkin, CPC precipitation, among others.

Sea Surface Temperature:

  • Various sea surface temperature datasets

Surface Temperature:

  • Various surface temperature datasets

Shea Climatology Atlas Data