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Ocean Heat Fluxes CDR

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The Ocean Heat fluxes Climate Data Record (CDR) is one of three CDRs that make up the NOAA Ocean Surface Bundle (OSB). They can be used to describe essential aspects of the air-sea exchange. This CDR leverages the parameters of surface atmospheric properties and sea surface temperature to calculate the latent and sensible heat fluxes from a neural-network emulator of the TOGA-COARE Bulk Air-Sea Flux Algorithm (Clayson & Curry, 1996). The final record is a 3-hourly 0.25° resolution grid over the global ice-free oceans from January 1988 to August 2021.

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Principal Investigator

Carol Anne Clayson, WHOI


Cite dataset when used as a source. See the dataset's landing page for citation details at doi:10.7289/V59K4885.

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