Copernicus In Situ TAC organization, global Distribution Unit

The Copernicus In Situ TAC distributes the products from one global center and 6 regional portals that are organized the same way , apply the same RTQC procedures and distributes the products using the same data format, same flagging convention and SDN vocabulary.

Copernicus In Situ TAC has a specific web site:

Main documents

Users are advised to use the index files to select and then download the files they are interested in. For example, if a user is interested in retrieving the files that provide data in a specific area, he just has to select the lines for which Lat,Lon are incuded in the box [lat_min,lon_min: lat_max,lon_max] , store the complete file name in a list and then perform a get of all the files of the list


How to download data from Copernicus In Situ global distribution unit ftp

  1. Register as a Copernicus user if you did not do it yet, you will receive a MyOcean personnal login and password.
  2. ftp
    user, password : your MyOcean personnal login and password


Copernicus In Situ data discovery


Useful codes



Copernicus OGC services