Atmospheric

Atmospheric Datasets
Name Variables Temporal Coverage Spatial Coverage Person Organization
Alaska Climate Research Center climate 1905-2004 Alaska Stations

Geophysical Institute UAF

Annular Modes Arctic and Antarctic indices 1965-present Northern and Southern hemispheres

David Thompson

Colorado State University

Circumarctic Environmental Observatory Network (CEON) TBD TBD TBD

C. Tweedie

Michigan State Univ.

International Arctic Buoy Program (IABP) sea-level pressure, ice motion, ocean salinity & temperature real-time 1997-present drifting throughout Arctic and subarctic

Ignatius Rigor

UW/PSC

International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) TBD TBD TBD

TBD

NCEP Arctic Oscillation Index   daily hemispheric

NCEP

North Pole Environmental Observatory (NPEO) ocean salinity, sea ice thickness and temperature 2000-present North Pole environs

Jamie Morison

UW/PSC

Polar Exchange at the Sea Surface (POLES) surface air temperature   Arctic

Drew Rothrock

UW/PSC

SHEBA cloud properties, radiation, surface winds, cloud boundaries, radar reflectivity, meteorological balloons, spectral light 1997-98: 24,48 & 72 surface forecasts;12 hr. radar reflectivity readings icebreaker frozen in Arctic pack ice and allowed to drift

Richard Moritz

UW/PSC

World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Center (WOUDC) 6 ozone categories and 3 UV radiation archives 1960-present 400 stations

various

WOUDC