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Data set name

NMC Vertically averaged ocean temperature from surface to 360m in the tropical Pacific (1982-1992)

Data holding centreHadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom July 1982 to December 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tropical Pacific Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Water body temperature sensor

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises vertically averaged ocean temperature from the surface to 360 metres. This data covers the period from July 1982 to December 1992. The data is from the NMC ocean analysis project. Each file contains the vertically averaged temperature in the tropical Pacific ocean from the surface to 360 metres for one month. A file has the name nmc heat YYMM.pp where YY is the year (88 for example) and MM is the month (01 for example). Fields are in PP format. The grid information is included in the extra data.

OriginatorsHadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
References

Leetma, A. and Ji M. (1989) Operational hindcasting of the tropical Pacific., Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 13 (3-4): 465-490.

Data web sitehttp://www.meto.gov.uk/sec5/CR_div/cr_info.html
Availability 
OrganisationHadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. David A. Bennetts
Address

Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
Met Office FitzRoy Road
Exeter
Devon
EX1 3PB
United Kingdom

Emaildabennetts@.metoffice.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1026015
Global identifier362
Last revised2009-11-30