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Global analyzed fields

To download the heat content files, you may download an individual file or a tar file of all years for a particular file type.
Information how to download and read the data is available from Instructions.

3-Month Heat Content (1018 joules)
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 700 meters layer) from 1955 to present
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 2000 meters layer) from 2005 to present
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links

Yearly heat content (1018 joules)
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 700 meters layer) from 1955 to 2013
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 2000 meters layer) from 2005 to 2013
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links

Pentadal heat content (1018 joules)
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 700 meters layer) from 1955-59 to 2009-13
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields (0 - 2000 meters layer) from 1955-59 to 2009-13
  • - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links

 
    File naming conventions:

    [p][ud]-[ld]-[by][ey].dat
     |  |    |    |   |
     |  |    |    |   last two digits of ending year
     |  |    |    last two digits of beginning year
     |  |    lower depth of layer
     |  upper depth of layer
     parameter (hc=heat content)

Note: year 2000 is presented as A0, 2001 is A1, etc.
      year 2010 is presented as B0
 

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