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Levitus 1982 Annual Climatology
Entry ID: LEVITUS_1982_Professional Paper 13

Abstract: This data set contains climatological monthly, seasonal, and annually
averaged data obtained during 1900 through 1978. Objectively analyzed
fields are on a global 1 x 1 degree grid. This data set is the annual
climatology prepared by Sydney Levitus and published in 1982, of
temperature, salinity and oxygen in the world ocean.

This atlas represents a synthesis of all temperature, salinity and
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Levitus, S.
Dataset Title: Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean
Dataset Series Name: Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean
Dataset Release Date: 1982-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Princeton, NJ
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/ERL/GFDL
Version: Professional Paper 13
Issue Identification: NTIS PB83-184093
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Stop Date: 1978-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
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Contact Address:
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA
Princeton University
201 Forrestal Road
Campus/Rte. 1
P.O. Box 308
City: Princeton
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08542
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Email: sydney.levitus at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-09-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-25