Synoptic Monthly Gridded WOD Absolute Geostrophic Velocity (SMG-WOD-V) (January 1945 - December 2014) with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0146195)

The SMG-WOD-V dataset comprises synoptic monthly global gridded fields of absolute geostrophic velocity inverted from the synoptic monthly gridded WOD temperature and salinity fields (NCEI Accession 0140938) using the P-vector method. It provides monthly varying velocity field that is dynamically compatible to the SMG-WOD (T, S) fields. The SMG-WOD-V has the same spatial resolution and temporal variation as the SMG-WOD (T, S) fields, but does not cover the equatorial zone (5oS – 5oN) due to the geostrophic balance being the theoretical basis for the P-vector inverse method.
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2017). Synoptic Monthly Gridded WOD Absolute Geostrophic Velocity (SMG-WOD-V) (January 1945 - December 2014) with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0146195). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1945-01-01 to 2014-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 80
S: -80
E: 180
W: -180
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-01-04
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: U8XULP
Purpose for oceanographic and climatic research
Use Limitations
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2017). Synoptic Monthly Gridded WOD Absolute Geostrophic Velocity (SMG-WOD-V) (January 1945 - December 2014) with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0146195). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Peter C. Chu
  • Chenwu Fan
Principal Investigators
  • Peter Chu
Contributors
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
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  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2017). Synoptic Monthly Gridded WOD Absolute Geostrophic Velocity (SMG-WOD-V) (January 1945 - December 2014) with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0146195). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2017-01-04T21:39:46 - NCEI Accession 0146195 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: u (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: same as WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Sampling method is the same as the WOD. Analyzing method is the P-vector method; Data Quality Information: The P-vector method.
  • Data Type: v (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: same as the WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Sampling method is the same as the WOD. Analyzing method is the P-vector method; Data Quality Information: The P-vector method.
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