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MIT PDI
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X axis: whole world in 72 5.00° steps, first point at 2.50° E, last point at 357.50° E
Y axis: regular grid with 36 5.00° steps, first point at 87.50° S, last point at 87.50° N
Z at 0.00
Monthly data available from Jan1851 to Dec2010 (1920 months)
Variable pdi (power dissipation index) in m3/s2
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Mask:   add a mask to the list help
Latitude: °N - °N help
Longitude: °E - °E
Boundaries:
Make: average max min set of grid points subset of the field help
Demand at least: % valid points in this region help
helpApply monthly high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value months
requiring at least % valid data
helpApply year-on-year high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value years
requiring at least % valid data
helpCreate a field with lower time resolution
New time scale:
New variable: of PDI
Threshold:
Minimum:% valid data
First apply:-month running mean
Missing data: ignore, climatology, trend, persistence.
helpCreate a field with lower spatial resolution
Average over blocks of longitude and latitude grid cells
getfieldtype: please ask the administrator to add "pdi" to the lists in getfieldtype

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Please consider downloading this field from the authoritative site.
If you really want to get it here, MIT PDI is available as GrADS .ctl and gzipped .dat files (size 18.9844 MB)
Alternatively, you can generate a netCDF file of the same size.