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Climate Prediction Center (CPC) Global Land Surface Air Temperature Analysis

Metadata Updated: October 6, 2023

A station observation-based global land monthly mean surface air temperature dataset at 0.5 0.5 latitude-longitude resolution for the period from 1948 to the present . It uses a combination of two large individual data sets of station observations collected from the Global Historical Climatology Network version 2 and the Climate Anomaly Monitoring System (GHCN + CAMS), so it can be regularly updated in near real time with plenty of stations and (2) some unique interpolation methods, such as the anomaly interpolation approach with spatially-temporally varying temperature lapse rates derived from the observation-based Reanalysis for topographic adjustment.

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Dates

Metadata Date April 1, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 6, 2023
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2023 (lastUpdate)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA/ESRL/PSD

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date April 1, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 6, 2023
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2023 (lastUpdate)
Responsible Party (Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.psl.dataset.Climate_Prediction_Center_CPC_Global_Land_Surface_Air_Temperature_Analysis
Access Constraints
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
Graphic Preview File https://psl.noaa.gov/data/gridded/images/small/ghcncams.png
Harvest Object Id 6c48d7f6-9a5f-4c43-820b-70db4a26c9a4
Harvest Source Id 9d930396-6206-4753-a731-106882c6d24c
Harvest Source Title NOAA/ESRL/PSD
Licence
Lineage
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress ongoing
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1948-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2023-04-01

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