Merged Land and Ocean Surface Temperature, Version 3.5

Metadata Updated: March 11, 2021

The historical Merged Land-Ocean Surface Temperature Analysis (MLOST) is derived from two independent analyses, an Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST) analysis and a land surface temperature (LST) analysis using the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) temperature database. The data is merged into a compilation for monthly global surface temperature dating back from 1880 to the present, updated monthly, in gridded and timeseries formats. The changes from prior versions include improved tuning procedures, processing sea ice bias correction directly from ERSST, and the addition of satellite data. This data set is used in climate monitoring assessments of near-surface temperatures on a global scale.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 11, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 11, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 11, 2021
Publisher DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.ncdc:C00759
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2011-03-24
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
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