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World Ocean Database and World Ocean Atlas Series

Note:  The World Ocean Database 2013 expands (0.1 MB) and replaces all previous versions.
Some older versions may still be available on DVD or CD from the NNDC Online Store.

WODselect  Online Data Retrieval System
The WODselect interface allows a user to search World Ocean Database using a
user-specified search criteria. A distribution map and station count of these search criteria
will give the user the option to have the data extracted and placed on the NODC FTP site.
WORLD OCEAN DATABASE  Quarterly updates and new data added after the release of the WOD13
New WORLD OCEAN DATABASE 2013  Geographic and year sorted data
New WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2013  Climatological fields and statistics data files
New REGIONAL CLIMATOLOGIES
GLOBAL OCEAN HEAT AND SALT CONTENT  Temperature and salinity anomaly, and heat and salt content fields, data distribution figures
MBT BIAS  Depth and Temperature Corrections
XBT BIAS  Depth and Temperature Corrections
XBT/CTD comparisons  XBT Quality Tests References, Data
WORLD OCEAN DATABASE 2009  Geographic and year sorted data
*Important note about BT bias corrections in WOD09
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2009  Climatological fields and statistics data files
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2009 FIGURES  Climatological field and statistic figures
WORLD OCEAN DATABASE 2005  Geographic and year sorted data

WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2005  Climatological fields and statistics data files
  - WOAselect Online Data (ArcGIS, ASCII formats)
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2005 FIGURES  Climatological field and statistic figures
WOD05/WOA05 FAQs  Frequently Asked Questions
ON THE VARIABILITY OF DISSOLVED OXYGEN AND APPARENT OXYGEN
UTILIZATION CONTENT FOR THE UPPER WORLD OCEAN: 1955-1998
  Online Data
LINEAR TRENDS IN SALINITY FOR THE WORLD OCEAN: 1955-1998  Online Data
WARMING OF THE WORLD OCEAN: 1955-2003  Online Data
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 2001  Online Data
  - WOA01 one-degree fields in ODV format *
  - High resolution (1/4 degree) Temperature and Salinity Analyses of the World's Oceans
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 1998
  - Yearly and Pentadal Anomalies from WOA98 Online Data
  - Interannual Standard Deviation of Seasonal Temperature Anomaly Fields - pdf (2.1 MB)
  - Blended In Situ-CZCS Chlorophyll Data Set Online Data
WORLD OCEAN ATLAS 1994 (WOA94)
  - Seasonal Analyses of Phosphate
  - Dynamic Height
  - Mixed Layer Depths
  - Global Ocean Mixed Layer Depths in ODV format *
  - Quality Control of Oxygen, Temperature, and Salinity Data - pdf (0.6 MB)
ATLAS OF SURFACE MARINE DATA 1994 (ASMD94)
  - Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean (Levitus, 1982) - pdf (62.8 MB)
International Ocean Atlas and Information Series
New Vol. 13  CLIMATOLOGICAL ATLAS OF THE NORDIC SEAS AND NORTHERN NORTH ATLANTIC, 2014:
Online Data
Vol. 12  CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE NORTH PACIFIC SEAS 2009:
Bering Sea, Sea of Okhotsk, and Sea of Japan Online Data
Vol. 11  CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE SEA OF AZOV 2008 Online Data
Vol. 10  CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE SEA OF AZOV 2006 Online Data
Vol.  9   CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE ARCTIC SEAS 2004: Part I.
Database of the Barents, Kara, Laptev, and White Seas - Oceanography and
Marine Biology English version - pdf (4.6 MB), Russian version - pdf (4.7 MB).
Vol.  8   HISTORY OF THE ARCTIC EXPLORATION 2003:  Online Data, cruise reports
Vol.  7   36 YEAR TIME SERIES (1963-1998) OF ZOOPLANKTON, TEMPERATURE,
AND SALINITY IN THE WHITE SEA
Vol.  6   ZOOPLANKTON OF THE ARCTIC SEAS 2002
Vol.  5   RUSSIAN MARINE EXPEDITIONARY INVESTIGATIONS OF THE WORLD OCEAN pdf (8.4 KB)
Vol.  4   ATLAS OF TEMPERATURE-SALINITY FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS:
North Atlantic Ocean
Vol.  3   HYDROCHEMICAL ATLAS OF THE SEA OF OKHOTSK  Online Data
Vol.  2   BIOLOGICAL ATLAS OF THE ARCTIC SEAS 2000:
Plankton of the Barents and Kara Seas Online Data
Vol.  1   CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE BARENTS SEA 1998


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