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Total Column Water Vapour - Gridded reanalysis, NCEP Reanalysis 2, Australia coverage

Last modified by Ian Grant on 2013/05/28 15:16

Total Column Water Vapour - Gridded reanalysis, NCEP Reanalysis 2, Australia coverage

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aka Precipitable Water, Integrated Water Vapour

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NCEP-DOE Reanalysis 2 precipitable water, 4-times Daily Values: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/cgi-bin/db_search/DBSearch.pl?&Dataset=NCEP/DOE+AMIP-II+Reanalysis+%28Reanalysis-2%29&Dataset=NCEP/DOE+AMIP-II+Reanalysis+%28Reanalysis-2%29+&Variable=Precipitable+water+content

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Keywords

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GCMDEARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > VEGETATION COVER
CFvegetation_area_fraction
FoREnvironmental Sciences > Ecological Applications = 0501

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References

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Publication
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Online info

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Created by Ian Grant on 2013/05/28 14:58

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