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September 1997 mean sea surface temperature anomalies
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File name: ssta_monthlymean_1997_09.nc.bz2

Monthly mean sea surface temperature anomalies from NOAA Optimum Interpolation 1/4 Degree Daily Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (Reynolds SST). The daily files are produced using Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) infrared satellite SST data. It also uses in situ data from ships and buoys and include a large-scale adjustment of satellite biases with respect to the in situ data.

Data source: NOAA NCDC.
Accessed 30-08-2012.

For information on how to obtain similar data, see
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/sst/oi-daily-information.php

The data is used in lesson 3 and is required for completing the lesson activities.

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