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An eddy tracking dataset for N512-12, N216-12 and N216-025 model configurations of HadGEM3-GC3.1

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Closed coherent mesoscale eddies are identified and tracked daily in the global ocean for 20 years from sea surface height (SSH) using an eddy tracking algorithm,
described by Moreton et al., 2020. The dataset provided here supplies the properties associated with each eddy: the latitude, longitude, radius, amplitude, number of days the
eddy is tracked for and model time. Eddies are tracked in three coupled climate model HadGEM3-GC3.1 configurations: N512-12, N216-12 and N216-12.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Moreton, Sophia ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9190-6021 and Roberts, Malcolm ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6128-6979
Rights-holders: University of Reading, Met Office
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Date: 2021
Data last accessed: 13 May 2021
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17864/1947.283
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/283
Organisational units: Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > Department of Meteorology
Participating Organisations: University of Reading, UK Met Office Hadley Centre
Keywords: mesoscale eddies, eddy tracking, HadGEM3-GC3.1
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