SOCAT
Welcome to SOCAT   

A Collection of Surface Ocean CO2 Observations Quality Controlled by the Science Community
  The Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study   The International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project
  Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Escosystem Research  
  Version 4 Data Products: Data Product Access

SOCAT version 4 data products are available via the Interactive Cruise Data Viewer and the Gridded Data Viewer (left menu bar).
Downloadable files are available via the links below:
Database Files from CDIAC SOCAT V4The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center

Gridded Files from CDIAC SOCAT V4The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
ODV collection of SOCAT V4Ocean Data View
A zip file containing all SOCAT V4 data set files from Pangaea be downloaded here. WDC-MARE/PANGAEA
New and updated individual data sets and a complete metadata list for all SOCAT V4 data sets are also available at the PANGAEA website.



For a detailed description of data products, file formats and tools, see:

• Pfeil et al. (2013) A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 125-143. doi:10.5194/essd-5-125-2013

• Bakker et al. (2014) An update to the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT version 2). Earth System Science Data 6: 69-90. doi:10.5194/essd-6-69-2014

• Bakker et al. (2016) A multi-decade record of high quality fCO2 data in version 3 of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 8: 383-413. doi:10.5194/essd-8-383-2016


Recalculation in version 3 took place using Ferret scripts, based on Matlab codes by Are Olsen (University of Bergen/Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research). The Matlab codes can be obtained here.

 


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