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Global Ocean Analysis Assimilation
Entry ID: LDEO_CARTON_Version 2.0

Abstract: This data set is a global assimilation analysis of the ocean using a
General Circulation Model of the oceans based on the GFDL MOM2 code to
study the ocean's role in climate variability. The assimilation
algorithm is an extension of Optimum Interpolation. Winds are provided
by a monthly COADS analysis. Surface and subsurface temperature
updating is carried out using ... View entire text
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Description: Carton Global Ocean Assimilation data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: -60.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carton, J., Giese, B., Chepurin, G., Cao, X.
Dataset Title: Analysis of Global Ocean Assimilation
Dataset Series Name: Analysis of Global Ocean Assimilation
Dataset Release Date: 1996-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: College Park, MD
Dataset Publisher: University of Maryland
Version: Version 2.0
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: online WWW
Fees: none
Phone: 301-405-5365
Fax: 301-314-9482
Email: carton at
Contact Address:
University of Maryland
Department of Meteorology
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-01-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20