ANALYSES - ANNUAL SUMMARIES and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19910101 to 19921231 (NODC Accession 9300054)

Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) blended Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) data for 1991-1992 was provided by Mr. Richard W. Reynolds from the National Weather Service, Camp Springs, MD. SST were collected from ships and buoys (in situ) and from satellites (POLAR AVHRR). Blended SST's eliminate biases or large scale trends in the satellite data by using in situ data as anchor points.

Global blended SST data collected from 1991-1992 and submitted by Diane Marisco of the Climate Analysis Center (NOAA/National Weather Service). Data were collected by multiple ships and/or buoys and by polar AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radar) satellites. Data were utilized as part of a monthly real time global SST analysis conducted at the US National Meteorological Center (NMC). The source code format and reprints of the study description are included in the documentation. Principal Investigators were Dr. Richard W. Reynolds and Diane Marisco Institute: NMC/NWS/NOAA (Climate Analysis Center)
  • Cite as: Reynolds, Richard W; US DOC/NOAA/NWS/National Centers for Environmental Prediction > Climate Prediction Center (2010). ANALYSES - ANNUAL SUMMARIES and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19910101 to 19921231 (NODC Accession 9300054). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1991-01-01 to 1992-12-31
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General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-18
Edition 1.1
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
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Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - CAMP SPRINGS
PI: Reynolds, Richard
Address:
address: 5200 AUTH ROAD
city: CAMP SPRING
state: MD
postal: 20748
country: UNITED STATES
Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Reynolds, Richard W; US DOC/NOAA/NWS/National Centers for Environmental Prediction > Climate Prediction Center (2010). ANALYSES - ANNUAL SUMMARIES and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19910101 to 19921231 (NODC Accession 9300054). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
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
  • DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC > Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • TOGA > Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere
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  • Cite as: Reynolds, Richard W; US DOC/NOAA/NWS/National Centers for Environmental Prediction > Climate Prediction Center (2010). ANALYSES - ANNUAL SUMMARIES and Other Data from SATELLITE From World-Wide Distribution from 19910101 to 19921231 (NODC Accession 9300054). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2010-12-18T17:02:36 - NCEI Accession 9300054 v1.1 was published.
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  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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  • satellite sensor - general
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  • SATELLITE
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