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IRI/LDEO Introduction to Climate Data
A collection of the datasets from the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library, which contain important information about our planet Earth. Datasets include: Topography, ENSO (El Nino-Southern Oscillation) Monitor, Historical Temperature and Precipitation, and Ocean Climatology, including ocean temperature, salinity, and nutrients, including dissolved oxygen, nitrate, phosphate, and silicate. Figures are very easy to manipulate and the parameters are explained in detail.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Earth Institute
International Research Institution For Climate Prediction

Publisher: Columbia University
Earth Institute

Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Office of Global Programs