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SURFACE PRESSURE

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Definition

Surface pressure is the atmospheric pressure on the Earth’s surface. It is the mass or weight of the air column lying directly above the Earth’s surface.

Applications

  1. Environmental issues
  2. Atmospheric dynamics
  3. Weather forecast
  4. Global climate change

 

GES DISC Datasets

To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.

Parameter Units Platform /Instrument Data
Begin Date End Date Access Doc
Surface Pressure Pa GLDAS Model 1979 present ftp Y
Surface Pressure Pa NLDAS Model 1979 present ftp Y

Other sources for data

  1. LDAS
  2. NCDC
  3. NCAR
  4. NASA/GSFC

 

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