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The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) was a component of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) and remains the most ambitious oceanographic experiment undertaken to-date.The aims of the program were to establish the role of the oceans in the earth's climate and to obtain a baseline dataset against which future change could be assessed. Information on the WOCE dataset can be found here.

Select Data Set: RTOFS WOCE Select Parameter: Potential Temperature Salinity

Track A07 (Click for large image)
temp graphic for track A07

The following table below links to the corresponding Potential Temperature and Salinity cross sections for Global RTOFS and WOCE. Red WOCE links indicate that the WOCE graphics for that section include Temperature/Salinity/Depth profiles as well.

A01E A01W A02 A03 A05 A06 A07 A08 A09
A13 A14 A15 A16 A17 A20 A22 A24N A24S
WOCE sections courtesy of the eWOCE Gallery.

Schlitzer, R., Electronic Atlas of WOCE Hydrographic and Tracer Data Now Available, Eos Trans. AGU, 81(5), 45, 2000.




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