How to Reference Datasets

You can use the plots produced from this page in publications. We ask that you acknowledge the Physical Science Laboratory in the publication. For example,

"Image provided by the NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory, Boulder Colorado from their Web site at".

You will also need to reference the datasets directly:


NCEP Reanalysis

You should also reference the NCEP BAMS article for the NCEP Reanalysis data:

Kalnay, E. and Coauthors, 1996: The NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis 40-year Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 77, 437-471.