Integrated Search Tool allows a user to search the inventories
of the data found on the DVDs
(network Common Data Form) is an interface for array-oriented data
access and a freely-distributed collection of software libraries
for C, Fortran, C++, and perl that provide implementations of the
interface. The netCDF libraries define a machine-independent format
for representing scientific data. Together, the interface, libraries,
and format support the creation, access, and sharing of scientific
- A Java graphical netCDF file browser
(GNU zip) is a compression utility used to compress many of the
data (.zip, .gz) files. Its main advantages over compress
are much better compression and freedom from patented algorithms.
.tar and .tar.gz files on Windows 9x/NT/2000/ME/XP you can use
programs such as PowerArchiver
6.1 (freeware), UltimateZip
(freeware), or Winzip (commercial).
Acrobat Reader is required to read the PDF documents.
A WWW browser
is required to read the WOCE Global Data Version 3.0. They
are available online at Netscape
Atlas of WOCE Data" (eWOCE) allows graphical
display and interactive analysis of the data in many different ways.
With extensive interactive controls such as user-defined plot configuration,
zooming, auto-scaling, color adjustment, station/sample selection,
and automatic calculation of a large variety of derived variables
this electronic atlas complements and surpasses printed atlases
that are now in preparation.
incorporates software plus a database of global hydrography -- original
observations and fully interpolated, gridded climatologies. The
software permits users to create gridded climatologies -- on spatial
and temporal scales that are customized to their own research needs.
It also includes tools to explore and navigate these huge datasets.