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WOD01: World Ocean Database 2001
National Oceanographic Data Center (2001). World Ocean Database 2001: scientific datasets observed and standard level oceanographic data [CD-ROM]. NOAA: Silver Spring. 8 cd-roms pp.
Contact: National Oceanographic Data Center (NOAA-NODC), more

Availability: Unrestricted
The data are freely available to anybody and may be used for any purpose. Usage acknowledgement may be required

World Ocean Database 2001 (WOD01) is comprised of 8 CD-ROMs and contains in situ profile data such as temperature, salinity, nutrients, oxygen, chlorophyll, plankton biomass data and more. It is an update to the World Ocean Database 1998, plus it contains some new parameters, and additional historical as well as modern observations.

Meteorology, Physical
Marine, Chemical oceanography, Monitoring, Oceanography, Physical oceanography, World Ocean

Geographical coverage
World Ocean

Temporal coverage
Till 2001

% Oxygen (O), Alkalinity, Chlorophyll, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), pH, Phosphate (PO43-), Salinity, Silicate (SiO44-), Temperature in water, Zooplankton biomass

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS), moredata creator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), moredata creator

Related datasets
Child dataset:
NODC World Ocean Database 2001: Plankton Data, more
Previous version:
WOD98: World Ocean Database 1998, more
Following version:
WOD05: World Ocean Database 2005, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-23
Information last updated: 2013-10-29
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