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Cayan Monthly Heat Flux Derived from COADS

Abstract: Data set consists of monthly heat flux derived from the Comprehensive
Ocean Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) by D. Cayan (Scripps). Data consists
of latent heat flux, sensible heat flux, net heat flux, solar and
terrestrial irradiance in a 5 x 5 degree grid.
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Description: Cayan monthly heat flux

Description: Cayan monthly heat flux
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: -40.0   E: 5.0   W: 0.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cayan, D.
Dataset Title: Latent and sensible heat flux anomalies over the Northern oceans: The connection to monthly atmospheric circulation
Dataset Series Name: Journal of Climate
Dataset Release Date: 1992-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Version: Not provided
Issue Identification: Volume 5
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1946-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-03-31
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Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Phone: 619-534-4507
Fax: 619-534-8561
Email: dcayan at
Contact Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Climate Research Division
9500 Gilman Dr, MS 0224
University of California-San Diego
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0224
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-01-11