Sea Surface Salinity data base web access

Number of SSS observations per 1° longitude and 1° latitude, expressed in decimal logarithm scale, as obtained from voluntary observing ships during 1993-2019.


News

August 2021: New web interface online

Thanks to OMP data service, a new web interface to the SSS data base and to SSS products is online.

September 2020: New data available

Data for ship Astrolabe (collected in collaboration with CSIRO and IPEV) until 3rd March 2020 are included in the data base.

March 2020: Monthly binned product updated

Monthly binned sea surface salinity, temperature, and density in the North Atlantic subpolar gyre is updated until 2018. See “Gridded products” in the above menu bar.

January 2020: New data available

Data for Atlantic and Pacific Oceans from end of year 2018 to beginning or middle of year 2019 are included in the data base.

August 2019: New data available

Data for ship Astrolabe (collected in collaboration with CSIRO and IPEV) until 26th February 2019 and for Atlantic and Pacific Oceans from year 2018 are included in the data base.

December 2018: Historical data available

A historical compilation (1950-2003) of SSS data collected in the three tropical oceans is available here and identified with a DOI. See “Historical data” in the above menu bar.


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