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SODA: A Reanalysis of Ocean Climate


SODA2.2.4 Description

Model
Parallel Ocean Program POP2.01 with a 0.25x0.4 degree displaced pole grid

Method
Sequential deterministic estimation and a 10-dy update cycle

Data
Hydrography: World Ocean Database 2001
SST: COADS surface marine observation set (Diaz et al., 2002); nighttime avhrr SST obtained from Reynolds and Smith (1994)
SSH: N/A

Forcing
NOAA ESRL 20C reanalysis

Reference
Carton and Giese (2008) for method Described in Giese and Ray (2011)