Synoptic monthly gridded (0.25 degree) Gulf of Mexico (T, S, u, v) dataset (January 1945 ‐ December 2014) from the NOAA/NCEI WOD Profile Data (NCEI Accession 0156423)

The synoptic monthly gridded Gulf of Mexico dataset (SMG-GM) provides 3D gridded (T, S) and absolute geostrophic velocity (u,v) fields in monthly increment from WOD profiles using the Optimal Spectral Decomposition (OSD)and the P Vector methods. The SMG-GM data has 0.25 degree horizontal resolution and 84 vertical levels from the surface to 3700 m depth, which is the same as the WOA2013 (T, S) fields.
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Synoptic monthly gridded (0.25 degree) Gulf of Mexico (T, S, u, v) dataset (January 1945 ‐ December 2014) from the NOAA/NCEI WOD Profile Data (NCEI Accession 0156423). 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: 30.875
S: 17.625
E: -80.125
W: -97.875
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-10-04
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: TLBHB8
Purpose For oceanographic and climatic studies
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Synoptic monthly gridded (0.25 degree) Gulf of Mexico (T, S, u, v) dataset (January 1945 ‐ December 2014) from the NOAA/NCEI WOD Profile Data (NCEI Accession 0156423). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Peter C. Chu
  • Chenwu Fan
Principal Investigators
  • Peter Chu
    US Navy; Naval Postgraduate School
Resource Providers
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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
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
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 SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Synoptic monthly gridded (0.25 degree) Gulf of Mexico (T, S, u, v) dataset (January 1945 ‐ December 2014) from the NOAA/NCEI WOD Profile Data (NCEI Accession 0156423). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2016-10-04T18:03:56 - NCEI Accession 0156423 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: TEMPERATURE - WATER [WATER TEMPERATURE] (calculated); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: same as WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Optimal spectral decomposition (OSD); Data Quality Information: Same as WOD.
  • Data Type: SALINITY (calculated); Units: psu; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: same as WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Optimal spectral decomposition (OSD); Data Quality Information: Same as WOD.
  • Data Type: u (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: same as WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: P-vector method; Data Quality Information: Same as WOD.
  • Data Type: v (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: same as WOD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: P-vector method; Data Quality Information: Same as WOD.
Last Modified: 2018-03-06T13:21:52
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