Source: World Ocean Atlas 2018 Beta / 2013 V2*
Spatial resolution: 0.25 degree
Temporal resolution: 1 month
Notes: OAD spatially enhances the data to ensure that all profiles extend to the seabed and all grid squares are supplied with a profile.
Both 1 and 0.25 degree datasets are provided for reference.
Both 1 and 0.25 degree data available for areas with space data coverage at high resolution.
This climatological data is supported by Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) from the WOA. The WOA provides approximately 500,000 measured XBT taken at random times and with random distribution.