Ocean

Oceanic Datasets
Name Variables Temporal Coverage Spatial Coverage Person Organization
Polar Hydrographic Climatology (PHC) temperature and salinity 1998-present; monthly, seasonal and annual averages gridded data of Arctic Ocean and environs

Michael Steele

UW/PSC

International Arctic Buoy Program (IABP) position data of real-time sea level pressure, ocean salinity and temperture 1997-present; 12 hourly drifting Arctic buoys

Ignatius Rigor

UW/PSC

North Pole Environmental Observatory (NPEO) ocean salinity, sea ice thickness and temperature 2000-present central basin of the Arctic Ocean

Jamie Morison

UW/PSC

Polar Exchange at the Sea Surface (POLES) surface air temperature    

Drew Rothrock

UW/PSC

Russian Hydrographic Data salinity, depth, and temperature Russian North Pole Station and Sever Program, 1949-1989; 148 stations Minimum Latitude: 70.000000, Minimum Longitude: -180.000000; Maximum Latitude: 90.000000, Maximum Longitude: 180.000000

(within 100 kilometers of the SHEBA drift track)
 
SHEBA doppler current profiles, biogeochemical, CTD time series, leads, turbulence, satellite images, surface measurements of freezing leads 1997-1998 Icebreaker frozen into the Arctic pack ice and allowed to drift

Richard Moritz

UW/PSC

The Environmental Working Group
Arctic Atlases on CD–ROM
salinity, temperture, density and dybamic height, Atlantic water layer depth and profiles & transects 1950-1989; winter and summer Arctic and Atlantic

various

NSIDC