>The NCEP Global Ocean Data Assimilation System (GODAS) Animations webpage allows users to view .gif animations of their various datasets. I have wanted to study three of them but have been frustrated with the load time and with the inability to start and stop the animation or to replay periods that interested me. I discovered the animations at the bottom of the GODAS index webpage here:
I converted them to a format useable by YouTube.
Pacific Zonal Average Temperature Anomaly Animation
The first is the Pacific Zonal Average Temperature animation, which appears to be the average of the subsurface temperatures of the three longitudes provided in the Pacific Y-Z plots (165E, 140W, 110W).
The direct link for download (Right click and “Save Target As…”) is here for the GODAS .gif of the Pacific Zonal Average Temperature animation:
The link for the Global X-Z animation at the equator is:
And the link for the Global X-Z animation at 8S latitude is: