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WOCE (World Ocean Circulation Experiment) Global Data, Version 2

Abstract: The World Ocean Circulation Experiment is the part of the World Climate
Research Programme that is providing improvements in ocean circulation
models for use in climate prediction. The oceans are a key element in the
climate system in the way they transport heat and freshwater and exchange
these with the atmosphere. The oceans also sequester CO2 released by the
burning of fossil fuels. WOCE used ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 75.0   S: -75.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center; (ed.)
Dataset Title: WOCE (World Ocean Circulation Experiment) Global Data, Version 2
Dataset Release Date: 2000-11
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring MD
Dataset Publisher: US Dept of Commerce/NOAA/National Oceanographic Data Center
Version: First
Data Presentation Form: Profile
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, 4th floor
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-06-05