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Salinity 3-month period, pentadal, and yearly anomaly fields (ASCII files)

Yearly and 3-month anomalies are mean differences for the given time period from monthly mean climatologies.
To download the salinity anomaly files, you may download an individual file or a tar file of all years for a
particular type of a parameter (i.e., all years of the salinity analyzed anomalies in one tar file).

Information how to download and read the data is available from Instructions.

3-month salinity anomalies from 2005-present
Depth range from surface to 2000 m (26 levels)

 
    File naming conventions:

    [p][ft]_[by][ey][bm]-[em].dat
     |  |    |   |   |    |
     |  |    |   |   |    two digits of ending month
     |  |    |   |   two digits of beginning month
     |  |    |   last two digits of ending year
     |  |    last two digits of beginning year
     |  file type (an,dd,sd,gp) 
     parameter (s - salinity)

Note: year 2000 is presented as A0, 2001 is A1, etc.
           2010 is presented as B0

 
Yearly salinity anomalies from 2005 to 2013
Depth range from surface to 2000 m (26 levels)

 
Pentadal salinity anomalies from 1955-59 to 2009-13
Depth range from surface to 2000 m (26 levels)

 
    File naming conventions:

    [p][ft]_[by][ey].dat
     |  |    |   |
     |  |    |   last two digits of ending year
     |  |    last two digits of beginning year
     |  file type (an,dd,sd,gp)(see WOA05 documentation)
     parameter (s=salinity)

Note: year 2000 is presented as A0, 2001 is A1, etc.
      2010 is presented as B0
Links to the data files will show up below
 
                                            

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