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MOHMAT and HadMAT are subject to Crown copyright protection. The material may be downloaded to file or printer solely for the purposes of private study and scientific research. Any other proposed use of the material is subject to a copyright licence available from the Met Office. Licences and further information can be obtained from the Met Office IPR Officer, FitzRoy Road, Exeter, EX1 3PB, UK E-mail:

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When publishing work using the data, please use the following citation:

Marine Surface Temperature: Observed variations and data requirements, D.E. Parker, C.K. Folland and M. Jackson, Climatic Change 31: 559-600, 1995.

Rayner, N. A.; Parker, D. E.; Horton, E. B.; Folland, C. K.; Alexander, L. V.; Rowell, D. P.; Kent, E. C.; Kaplan, A. Global analyses of sea surface temperature, sea ice, and night marine air temperature since the late nineteenth century, 2003 J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 108, No. D14, 4407 doi10.1029/2002JD002670

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