The World Ocean Database

  title={The World Ocean Database},
  author={Sydney Levitus and J. I. Antonov and Olga K. Baranova and T. P. Boyer and C. L. Coleman and H. E. Garcia and A. I. Grodsky and D. R. Johnson and R. A. Locarnini and Alexey V. Mishonov and J. R. Reagan and C. L. Sazama and D. Seidov and Igor Smolyar and E. S. Yarosh and Melissa M. Zweng},
  journal={Data Science Journal},
The World Ocean Database (WOD) is the most comprehensive global ocean profile-plankton database available internationally without restriction. All data are in one well-documented format and are available both on DVDs for a minimal charge and on-line without charge. The latest DVD version of the WOD is the World Ocean Database 2009 (WOD09). All data in the WOD are associated with as much metadata as possible and every ocean data value has a quality control flag associated with it. The WOD is a… CONTINUE READING
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