File contains the data (temperature versus depth) received form the US NODC on XBT, MBT for the Indian Ocean including the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Laccadive Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Seas. Also data received from TOGA centre for Indian Ocean. It also contains the data collected during IIOE period and collected in the cruises of R.V. Gaveshani and ORV Sagar Kanya during 1976-1986. The total file size is 1,30,765 stations or profiles.