Data / Products

Editors:  R. MORROW & E. KESTENARE

Measurements / Data description

While ocean satellite observing systems generate comprehensive views of the ocean surface, sub-surface measurements are limited to moored instruments such as current meters, robotic instruments that roam the ocean drifting with the currents and surfacing at programmed times to download their data to satellites, research vessels with specialised deep ocean measuring systems, and expendable bathythermographs […]

XBT – Upper Temperature

XBT data of the SURVOSTRAL projectWritten by Elodie Kestenare in July 2020 Project:SURVOSTRAL international project Description: Upper temperature (0-990m) from the XBT launcher installed on the Astrolabe vessel (IPEV) Period: 1993-2020 Area: Southern Ocean between Hobart (Tasmania) and Dumont d’Urville -the French Antarctic base- Source: LEGOS, France Contact: Rosemary Morrow or Elodie Kestenare at LEGOS XBT profiles have been corrected for temperature and […]

TSG -SSS / SST

Delayed Mode TSG data of the SURVOSTRAL projectWritten by Elodie Kestenare in May 2010 (last updated: July 2020) Project:SURVOSTRAL international project Description: In-situ sea surface temperature and salinity from the TSG installed on the Astrolabe vessel (IPEV) Period: 1993-2020 Area: Southern Ocean between Hobart (Tasmania) and Dumont d’Urville -the French Antarctic base- Source: LEGOS, France Contact: Rosemary Morrow or Elodie Kestenare at LEGOS […]

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