Greenland-Iceland-Norwegian Seas Regional Climatology Version 2 (NCEI Accession 0170742)

To provide an improved oceanographic foundation and reference for multi-disciplinary studies of the GINS, the NCEI Regional Climatology Team developed a new version of high-resolution quality-controlled temperature and salinity fields on standard depth levels from the sea surface to 4,900 m depth in the GINS region. Version 2 is based on temperature and salinity observations from the World Ocean Database for years 1955 to 2012, or roughly six decades. The individual decadal fields are a significant upgrade from the previous version of the GINS. Version 2 contains six decadal climatologies from 1955 to 2012 with annual, seasonal, and monthly time resolutions, which can be used to assess ocean climate change over the 1955-2012 time period and can be utilized in other climate-related applications.

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Last Updated May 8, 2020, 20:55
Created October 24, 2018, 04:27
access_constraints ["Cite as: Seidov, Dan; Baranova, Olga K.; Boyer, Tim P.; Cross, Scott L.; Mishonov, Alexey V.; Parsons, A. Rost; Reagan, James R.; Weathers, Katharine A. (2018). Greenland-Iceland-Norwegian Seas Regional Climatology Version 2 (NCEI Accession 0170742). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. Accessed [date].", "Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose."]
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