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WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2005

World Ocean Atlas 2005 (WOA05) is a set of objectively analyzed (1° grid) climatological fields of in situ temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, Apparent Oxygen Utilization (AOU), percent oxygen saturation, phosphate, silicate, and nitrate at standard depth levels for annual, seasonal, and monthly compositing periods for the World Ocean. It also includes associated statistical fields of observed oceanographic profile data interpolated to standard depth levels on both 1° and 5° grids (more detailed information).

If you would like to receive the entire data set on DVD please contact NODC Services. For any questions about this product, please e-mail OCLhelp desk.

  • WOA05 data - access to statistical and objectively analyzed fields
  • WOA05 netCDF version - the CSIRO netCDF version of the WOA05, access to data and documentation (courtesy of Mark Collier, CSIRO)

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