PSL Climate Research Data Resources and Help

How to access data files

Software to read our netCDF files

Other Data Resources 

How to cite data/plots 

  • You can use the plots produced from this page in publications. We ask that you acknowledge the Physical Sciences Laboratory of NOAA/ESRL in the publication. For example, "Image provided by the NOAA-ESRL Physical Sciences Laboratory, Boulder Colorado from their Web site at /".
  • You will also need to cite the source of the data directly.


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