NODC Standard Product: World Ocean Database 1998 version 1 (5 disc set) (NCEI Accession 0095340)

The World Ocean Database 1998 (WOD98) is comprised of five CD-ROMs containing profile and plankton/biomass data in compressed format. WOD98-01 through WOD98-04 contain observed level data, WOD98-05 contains all the standard level data.

World Ocean Database 1998 (WOD98) expands on World Ocean Atlas 1994 (WOA94) by including the additional variables nitrite, pH, alkalinity, chlorophyll, and plankton, as well as all available metadata and meteorology. WOD98 is an International Year of the Ocean product.

WOD98-01 Observed Level Data; North Atlantic 30° N-90° N; WOD98-02 Observed Level Data; North Atlantic 0°-30° N, South Atlantic; WOD98-03 Observed Level Data; North Pacific 20° N-90° N; WOD98-01 Observed Level Data; North Pacific 0°-20° N; South Pacific, Indian; WOD98-01 Standard Level Data for all Ocean Basins.

Copies of the World Ocean Atlas 1998 (WOA98) version 1 CD-ROMs are no longer available from the NODC Online Store. Duplicate discs may be created by burning the appropriate .iso file(s) in the data/0-data/disc_image/ directory to blank CD-ROM media using standard CD-ROM authoring software. Software that was developed or provided with this NODC Standard Product may be included in the disc_image/ directory as part of a disc image, but executable software that was developed or provided with this NODC Standard Product has been excluded from the disc_contents/ directory.

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Last Updated October 24, 2019, 07:04
Created October 23, 2018, 19:37
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