Thermal data from the QuOTA project are available in 5m
bins in netcdf format, 2m bins by WMO squares and in a gridded format (described
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Below are summary plots of the data
types, locations and years of coverage.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: a time-variable bias in the
depth recorded by XBT's has been identified. We have not
corrected the raw data in the QuOTA dataset.
Wijffels et al, J.Climate, 2007
for details on the bias.
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