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Access to World Ocean Database 2009 Geographically Sorted Data

Data are organized by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 10 degree squares. Within each WMO square, data are separated by dataset and depth. Please see instructions on downloading and reading data, see WOD09 Introduction (pdf, 2.10 MB) for information on datasets and measured variables.

To download data:
1. Choose data to be provided at observed depth level or standard depth level.
2. Click on desired WMO square in map below to get a datafile list.

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