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FNMOC 181 x 360 Monthly 500 mb Geopotential Height


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Monthly means of the FNMOC (Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center) 6-hourly analyzed geopotential height field on a 360 by 181 global spherical grid (1 degree) can be found on PFEL's Live Access Server.

For more information on the models used to compute these data please see:


  • Rosmond, T. E., 1992: A prototype fully coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Prediction System, Oceanography Vol. 5, No. 1, 25-30.

  • Clancy, R. M., 1992: Operational Modeling: Ocean Modeling at the Fleet Numberical Oceanography Center, Oceanography Vol. 5, No. 1, 31-35.

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