The feature of climatology data

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The feature of climatology data

by yaoli » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:17 am America/New_York

Hello, all,

I want to use MODIS_terra monthly SST data. In the "Mapped" directory, there are two files: "Monthly/" and "Monthly_Climatology/". Could anyone know the difference between these two datasets?

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The feature of climatology data

by OB ODPS - towens » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:34 am America/New_York

The monthly files are mean values for the month bounded by the dates in the file name.
T20000322000060.L3m_MO_SST_sst_4km.nc would be the mean values for February 2000. (Day of year 32-60)

The monthly climatology files are the means for the same days of the year bounded by the dates in the file name
T20000322017059.L3m_MC_SST_sst_4km.nc  would be the mean of Februaries between 2000  and 2017

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