How should I cite the NOAA Baseline Climatological Dataset?

The appropriate reference for the GCPS dataset can be found on the documentation page for the dataset in the IRI Data Library.

More information can be found in the following document at the NCDC website, although they appear to have removed much of the information regarding the GCPS:

If you would like to reference the IRI Data Library as your point of access to the dataset, then we would be quite happy if you listed the URL for the datset.

-- Michael Bell