Please be patient - we're in QC

Please note:  All data is currently 'static'.  A query-based program is being developed.

All data directories are being populated as they go through a quality control check.  Please check back periodically for updates. 

If you are a participating lab and have published papers or data related to SPOT, we will provide a link to your data, or publication.  For publications, we can also accept pdf or doc files.



  • NODC World Ocean Database Search


    NODC began archiving the first SPOT data - 1998! More to follow soon.

  • CLIVAR & Carbon Hydrographic Data Office (CCHDO)

    will provide a link for SPOT data from their site to the NODC data archive and to this site.

    • CCHDO
  • World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

    - SPOT uses WOCE quality control flags associated with each data parameter to reduce ambiguity.

  • Ocean Data View

    is a software package for the interactive exploration, analysis and visualization of oceanographic and other geo-referenced profile, time-series, trajectory or sequence data. ODV runs on Windows (7, Vista, XP, 9x, Me, NT, 2000), Mac OS X, Linux, and UNIX (Solaris, Irix, AIX) systems. ODV data and configuration files are platform-independent and can be exchanged between different systems.

  • Troy Gunderson
  • USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
  • University of Southern California
  • University Park Campus
  • AHF 108
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371