Kaplan SLP

Dataset Identifier: Kaplan SLP

One-Line Description: Kaplan SLP

Spatial Coverage:
  • 87.5S-87.5N (by 5.0), 2.5E-357.5E (by 5.0)
Temporal Coverage:
  • Monthly anomalies from Jan 1854 to Dec 1992.
Levels:
  • Sea Level
Original Source: IRI
http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.KAPLAN/.RSA_COADS_SLP1.cuf/

Archive Parameters: (File names are composed of variable abbreviations and statistic name.)

(variable).(statistic).nc

Variable Abbreviation Statistic Plot/Subset Data Download netCDF File
Sea Level Pressure mb Monthly mean Not yet slp.mnmean.nc
Sea Level Pressure mb Monthly Climatology Not yet slp.mon.ltm.nc

Detailed Description: Data is from the IRI

Please note: If you acquire Kaplan SLP data products from PSD, we ask that you acknowledge us in your use of the data. This may be done by including text such as Kaplan SLP data provided by the NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD, Boulder, Colorado, USA, from their Web site at http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ in any documents or publications using these data. We would also appreciate receiving a copy of the relevant publications. This will help PSD to justify keeping the Kaplan SLP data set freely available online in the future. Thank you!

Missing Data:
  • None
Dataset Format and Size:
  • netCDF
  • 1 data files 9.1Mbytes
References:
Basnett, T. and Parker, D. 1997: Development of the Global Mean Sea Level Pressure Data Set GMSLP2, Climate Research Technical Note, 79, Hadley Centre, Met Office, FitzRoy Rd, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3PB, UK.
Availability and Usage Restrictions:
Anonymous ftp will be at ftp.cdc.noaa.gov
~ftp/Datasets.other/kapl_slp
Contact Person(s):
Physical Sciences Division: Data Management
NOAA/ESRL/PSD
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305-3328
esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov