Oceanographic Monthly Summary

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Oceanographic Monthly Summary contains sea surface temperature (SST) analyses on both regional and ocean basin scales for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. The ocean basin analyses are based on a "blend" of in situ and satellite data. An ocean basin SST anomaly is derived from the "blended" SST analysis and the National Climatic Center (NCC) Climatology. The regional SST analyses are based upon a combination of in situ and satellite data measurements. The regional SST anomalies use the Robinson-Bauer Climatology. Oeeanographic Monthly Summary also contains Alaskan sea ice information and ocean feature information for contiguous U.S. ocean regions. The publication also includes reports and analyses about other ocean conditions--such as gulf stream and fishing conditions.

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Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1981 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1981 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Cite this dataset when used as a source., Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., 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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Metadata Type geospatial
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Temporal Extent Begin 1981-01-01
Temporal Extent End 1994-12-31

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