volume 110, issue D6, Pn/a-n/a 2005
DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005339
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Abstract: A fundamental limitation of gridded precipitation data sets is the paucity of observations over the oceans in the presatellite era. We have evaluated the capabilities and limitations of reconstructing oceanic precipitation using land‐based precipitation records. The reconstruction method is based on eigenvector projection, where eigenvectors (or empirical orthogonal functions) of precipitation variability in the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) merged analysis of precipitation (CMAP) gauge/satellite precipitati…

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