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 1993-2023.


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MAY 2024: A TOOL FOR INTERACTIVE QUALITY CONTROL OF SSS AND SST AVAILABLE

TSG-QC is a tool for interactive analysis and validation of sea surface temperature and salinity data. It is available here and identified with a DOI. See “Software” in the above menu bar.

MAY 2024: HISTORICAL DATA IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN AVAILABLE

Data collected in the Southern Ocean between Tasmania and Antarctica from 1993 to 2002 are available here and identified with a DOI. See “Historical data” in the above menu bar.

MARCH 2024: NEW DATA UPDATED

Thanks to new analysis with external data, the quality control has been refined for the following cruise: Ship: Tukuma Arctica / Period: 2022-03-09 to 2022-03-29.

FEBRUARY 2024: NEW DATA AVAILABLE

Data for Pacific Ocean from year 2021 and Indian Ocean from year 2022 are included in the data base.

SEPTEMBER 2023: NEW DATA AVAILABLE

Data for Atlantic Ocean from year 2021, North Atlantic Ocean from year 2022 and polar regions from years 2021-2023 are included in the data base.

JULY 2022: NEW DATA AVAILABLE

Data for North Atlantic Ocean from years 2020-2021 and Nuka Arctica and Tukuma Arctica ships are included in the data base.


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