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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, 2011 is B1, etc.
           2020 is presented as C0, 2021 is C1, etc.

 
Yearly salinity anomalies from 2005 to 2015
Depth range from surface to 2000 m (26 levels)

 
Pentadal salinity anomalies from 1955-59 to 2011-15
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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