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Coriolis-Marine: a massive new provision of 39.284 ocean vertical profiles

A massive new provision of 39.284 ocean vertical profiles was delivered by Coriolis-Marine, operated by SHOM.
They are MBTs, XBTs and CTDs ("mechanical bathy thermographs", "expandable, expendable bathythermograph" and "conductivity, temperature, and depth" instruments).
The geographical coverage is global ocean, the temporal coverage is 1950 to 2015.

 

shom global map

Map of Coriolis-Marine new vertical profiles: ctd-green, xbt-blue, mbt-orange

 

Mediterranean map

Focus on Mediterranean region: ctd-green, xbt-blue, mbt-orange

 

SHOM histogram

Yearly distribution of Coriolis-Marine new vertical profiles

 

 

type of profiles

Type of vertical profiles