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Data Resources
(Updated: December 11, 2015)
Parameters
Sources
Information
Global Mass Change Fields From GRACE (Release 05)
GRACE (Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment)
Time Span: Apr. 2002 - Apr. 2015
Sampling Rate: Monthly, 144 Solutions
CSR RL05 (GSM)
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree Grid
Decorrelation + 500 or 300 km Gaussian Smoothing
Truncation at degree 60
SLR C20 & Geocenter (Swenson et al., 2008) included.
Global Mass Change From GRACE (Release 04)
GRACE (Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment)
Time Span: Apr. 2002 - Sept. 2011
Sampling Rate: Monthly, 109 Solutions
CSR RL04 (GSM only, GAC not restored)
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree Grid
Decorrelation + 500 km Gaussian Smoothing
Truncation at degree 60
Global Mass Change From GRACE (Release 01)
GRACE (Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment)
Time Span: Apr/May 2002 - Jul 2004
Sampling Rate: Monthly, 22 Solutions
CSR RL01 Unconstrained
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree Grid
Gaussian Smoothing: 600, 800, 1000 km
Truncation at degree 60, No C20
Gravity Spherical Harmonics from GLDAS Monthly Water Storage Change (New!)
NASA Global Land Data Assimilation System
Time Span: Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2014
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Fully Normalized up to Degree and Order 100
GLDAS Monthly Water Storage
NASA Global Land Data Assimilation System
Time Span: Jan. 1979 - Dec. 2014
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree
Units: mm of water height
GLDAS Daily Water Storage
NASA Global Land Data Assimilation System
Time Span: Jan. 1, 2002 - May 31, 2007
Sampling Rate: Daily
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree
Units: mm of water height
NOAA LadWorld Monthly Water Storage
NOAA LadWorld (Fraser)
Time Span: Jan., 1980 - Nov., 2006
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree
Units: mm of water height
CPC Monthly Water Storage
CPC Land Data Assimilation System
Time Span: Jan. 1948 - Dec. 2007
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Grid: 1 x 1 Degree
NCEP Daily Water Storage
NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Soil Moisture and Snow
Time Span: Jan. 1979 - Dec. 2004
Sampling Rate: Daily
Grid: Gaussian (T62), ~1.904 x 1.875 Degree
ECMWF Daily Water Storage
ECMWF Reanalysis Soil Moisture and Snow
Time Span: 1979 - 1993
Sampling Rate: Daily
Grid: 2.5 x 2.5 Degree
Water Storage
NCEP/NCAR Climate Data Assimilation Syatem I (CDAS-1) soil moisture and snow
Time Span: 1993 - 1998
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Grid: 1 x 1 degree
Water Flux
NCEP/NCAR Climate Data Assimilation Syatem I (CDAS-1) soil moisture and snow
Time Span: 1993 - 1998
Sampling Rate: Monthly
Grid: 1 x 1 degree


Global grids of loading derived from the GLDAS water storage model (from Dr. Tonie M. van Dam).
Hydrological loading service provided by NASA GSFC VLBI group.
Hydrological loading service provided by GFZ (Dr. Robert Dill).
GFZ Operational AAM (plus OAM & HAM) Products!
Daily hydrological excitations of polar motion and LOD from NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-2008)!
List of global major artificial reservoirs ! (by courtesy of Dr. Ben F. Chao)