WOA18 Data Access

Temperature (°C)
Salinity (unitless)
Density (kg/m3)
Conductivity (S/m)
Mixed Layer Depth (m)
Dissolved Oxygen (µmol/kg)
Percent Oxygen Saturation (%)
Apparent Oxygen Utilization (µmol/kg)
Silicate (µmol/kg)
Phosphate (µmol/kg)
Nitrate (µmol/kg)

The WOA18 objective analyses and statistics data are presented in ASCII, comma separated value (CSV), ArcGIS compatible and netCDF formats.

DOCUMENTATION

WOA18 Product documentation

PUBLICATIONS

Temperature:
Locarnini, R. A., A. V. Mishonov, O. K. Baranova, T. P. Boyer, M. M. Zweng, H. E. Garcia, J. R. Reagan, D. Seidov, K. Weathers, C. R. Paver, and I. Smolyar, 2018. World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 1: Temperature. A. Mishonov Technical Ed.; NOAA Atlas NESDIS 81, 52pp.

Salinity:
Zweng, M. M., J. R. Reagan, D. Seidov, T. P. Boyer, R. A. Locarnini, H. E. Garcia, A. V. Mishonov, O. K. Baranova, K. Weathers, C. R. Paver, and I. Smolyar, 2018. World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 2: Salinity. A. Mishonov Technical Ed.; NOAA Atlas NESDIS 82, 50pp.

Oxygen:
Garcia, H. E., K. Weathers, C. R. Paver, I. Smolyar, T. P. Boyer, R. A. Locarnini, M. M. Zweng, A. V. Mishonov, O. K. Baranova, D. Seidov, and J. R. Reagan, 2018. World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 3: Dissolved Oxygen, Apparent Oxygen Utilization, and Oxygen Saturation. A. Mishonov Technical Ed.; NOAA Atlas NESDIS 83, 38pp.

Nutrients:
Garcia, H. E., K. Weathers, C. R. Paver, I. Smolyar, T. P. Boyer, R. A. Locarnini, M. M. Zweng, A. V. Mishonov, O. K. Baranova, D. Seidov, and J. R. Reagan, 2018. World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 4: Dissolved Inorganic Nutrients (phosphate, nitrate and nitrate+nitrite, silicate). A. Mishonov Technical Ed.; NOAA Atlas NESDIS 84, 35pp.

Density:
Locarnini, R.A., T.P. Boyer, A.V. Mishonov, J.R. Reagan, M.M. Zweng, O.K. Baranova, H.E. Garcia, D. Seidov, K.W. Weathers, C.R. Paver, and I.V. Smolyar (2019). World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 5: Density. A. Mishonov, Technical Editor. NOAA Atlas NESDIS 85, 41pp.

Conductivity:
Reagan, J.R., M.M. Zweng, D. Seidov, T.P. Boyer, R.A. Locarnini, A.V. Mishonov, O.K. Baranova, H.E. Garcia, K.W. Weathers, C.R. Paver, I.V. Smolyar, and R.H. Tyler (2019). World Ocean Atlas 2018, Volume 6: Conductivity. A. Mishonov Technical Editor, NOAA Atlas NESDIS 86, 38 pp.

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