New global temperature data will inform study of climate impacts on health, agriculture

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A new data set provides high-resolution, daily temperatures from around the globe that could prove valuable in studying human health impacts from heat waves, risks to agriculture, droughts, potential crop failures, and food insecurity.

Associated journal article: Andrew Verdin, Chris Funk, Pete Peterson, Martin Landsfeld, Cascade Tuholske, Kathryn Grace. Development and validation of the CHIRTS-daily quasi-global high-resolution daily temperature data setScientific Data, 2020; 7 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-00643-7

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