Products and services

2015-2016

Climate Present and Past website begun development

Update of Indian Ocean Dipole Index

Update of Coupled ENSO Index

Update of Southern Annular Mode Index

Update of Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation Index

Update of South Pacific Dipole Index

Update of Kidson synoptic types

Update on New Zealand glacier inventory and terminal position of Southern Alps ice using remotely sensed data

Maintenance of the New Zealand 7 station temperature series

GIS database of SPCZ position resolved every 0.25 degrees longitude at a seasonal level 1951-present

Advice on the Matukituki Valley to Jonathan Carravick of Leeds University

Assisted Royden Thomson on a U3A day field trip from Cromwell from Coronet Pk to discuss the glacial geology of the Kawarau River

Scanning of pressure series to be delivered to the International Surface Pressure Databank

Keying of New Plymouth and Hokitika pressure data to be submitted to the International Surface Pressure Databank

2014-2015

TRMM rainfall monthly maps for the Southwest Pacific

Maintenance of NINO Sea surface temperature indices

Maintenance of El Niño Modoki Index

Maintenance of Southern Oscillation Index

Provision of snowline photo data to Victoria University Wellington (Jeff Welter's PhD)

Rolleston Glacier data supplied to Dr Heather Purdie, University of Canterbury

Brewster Glacier data provided to Dr Nic Cullen, University of Otago

Update of southwest Pacific tropical cyclone tracks for IBTRACS and SPEArTC

Scanning of pressure series to be delivered to the International Surface Pressure Databank

Glacier front position data collected for 56 glaciers and forwarded to the World Glacier Monitoring Service

Ipy notebook for forward modelling of oxygen isotopes in kauri tree rings with a widget function

Markov Chains simulation code for generating synthetic daily wind anomaly fields based on a prescribed base climate state for the SW Pacific

Updated Trenberth circulation indices for New Zealand

Maintenance of the Kidson synoptic types

Maintenance of the New Zealand 7 station temperature series

1950-present SPCZ position maps for main seasons and half-year intervals from Omega 500hPa reanalysis data

NIWA Ancient kauri archive certificates of analysis for wood (32 issued)

2013-2014

TRMM rainfall monthly maps for the Southwest Pacific

Maintenance of NINO Sea surface temperature indices

Maintenance of El Niño Modoki index

Maintenance of Southern Oscillation Index

Provision of climate data and climate response function templates for tree ring work (Tom Brookman's PhD)

End of Summer Snowline data provided to Tasman District Council for hydro feasibility study

Rolleston Glacier data supplied to Dr Heather Purdie, University of Canterbury

Brewster Glacier data provided to Dr Nic Cullen, University of Otago

Update of southwest Pacific tropical cyclone tracks for IBTRACS and SPEArTC

Provision of 10 New Zealand pressure series to the International Surface Pressure Databank

Glacier front position data collected for 56 glaciers and forwarded to the World Glacier Monitoring Service

SST and geopotential height composite anomaly plots (archetypes) for SAM negative and positive phases

Ipy notebook for undertaking tree ring chronology analysis - detrending and chronology construction

Ipy notebook for forward modelling of oxygen isotopes in kauri tree rings

Ipy notebook for chronologic spacing of extracted meteorological data from CliDb

Derivation of high resolution gridded SST data around Pacific Islands for University of Auckland collaborators.

Updated Trenberth circulation indices for New Zealand

Maintenance of the Kidson synoptic types

2012-2013

Climate data provided to Ailie Gallant, University of Melbourne

Provision of 10 New Zealand pressure series to the International Surface Pressure Databank

Past Interpretation of Climate Tool (PICT)

Maintenance of NINO Sea surface temperature indices

Maintenance of El Niño Modoki index

Maintenance of Southern Oscillation Index

Provision of climate data and climate response function templates for tree ring work (Tom Brookman's PhD)

TRMM rainfall monthly maps for the Southwest Pacific

End of Summer Snowline data provided to Tasman District Council for hydro feasibility study

Rolleston Glacier data supplied to Dr Heather Purdie, University of Canterbury

Brewster Glacier data provided to Dr Nic Cullen, University of Otago

End of Summer Snowline data provided to Snow and Ice Resarch Group (SIRG) New Zealand

Update of southwest Pacific tropical cyclone tracks for IBTRACS and SPEArTC

2011-2012

Homogenised temperature series for Tauranga, provided to Ailie Gallant for J. Climate teleconnections paper

Provision of Kiribati rainfall data to University of Giessen PhD student

Kidson types are updated using the twice-daily fields of 1000 hPa height from the NCEP / NCAR reanalysis system, which is updated continuously since the period of analysis used in Kidson 2000 (1958 – 1997).

Mapping of surface geomorphology features at Lake Tennyson in conjunction with a NIWA innovative seed fund project.