Absolute Geostrophic Velocity Inverted from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Joint U.S.-Russian Atlas of the Arctic Ocean with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0156424)

The dataset (called EWG-V) comprises 3D gridded climatological fields of absolute geostrophic velocity inverted from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Joint U.S.-Russian Atlas of the Arctic Ocean using the P-vector method. It provides a climatological velocity field that is dynamically compatible to the EWG (T, S) fields. The EWG-V velocity fields have the annual, and seasonal (winter and summer) means with the same horizontal resolution of 25 km and 90 vertical levels as the EWG temperature and salinity fields.
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Absolute Geostrophic Velocity Inverted from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Joint U.S.-Russian Atlas of the Arctic Ocean with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0156424). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1950-01-01 to 1996-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 90
S: 58
E: 180
W: -180
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: 9UCTXU
Purpose For oceanographic and climatic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Absolute Geostrophic Velocity Inverted from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Joint U.S.-Russian Atlas of the Arctic Ocean with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0156424). 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
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science 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
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Peter C. Chu; Chenwu Fan (2016). Absolute Geostrophic Velocity Inverted from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Joint U.S.-Russian Atlas of the Arctic Ocean with the P-Vector Method (NCEI Accession 0156424). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2016-10-04T17:55:21 - NCEI Accession 0156424 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: TEMPERATURE [WATER TEMPERATURE] (calculated); Units: degrees Celsius; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD - moored CTD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: The Environmental Working Group Arctic Atlases; Data Quality Information: Data quality was controlled by the EWG Arctic Climatology Group.
  • Data Type: SALINITY (calculated); Units: psu; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD - moored CTD; Sampling and Analyzing Method: The Environmental Working Group Arctic Atlases; Data Quality Information: Data quality was controlled by the EWG Arctic Climatology Group.
  • Data Type: u (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: calculated; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Same as the EWG (T, S) Data; Data Quality Information: Same as the EWG (T, S) Data.
  • Data Type: v (calculated); Units: m/s; Observation Type: calculated; Sampling Instrument: Same as the EWG (T, S) Data; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Same as the EWG (T, S) Data.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • CTD - moored CTD
Last Modified: 2018-03-06T13:27:32
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