Tropical Eastern Pacific Synthesis Data

A synthesized dataset of in situ and remote sensing observations from research ships deployed to the southeastern tropical Pacific stratocumulus region for 7 years in boreal fall. These observations have been arranged to common coordinates and stored in efficient network Common Data Form (netCDF) binary and American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text formats to facilitate their comparison with other observations, gridded analyses, derived products, and coupled models.

This data set was created by Dr. Simon de Szoeke Assistant Professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University (formerly with NOAA/ESRL/PSD).

Access to these data can be found at:

de Szoeke, S. P., C. W. Fairall, D. E. Wolfe, L. Bariteau, and P. Zuidema, 2010 (August): Surface Flux Observations on the Southeastern Tropical Pacific Ocean and Attribution of SST Errors in Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models. J. Climate, 23(15), 4152-4174,

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