Java Ocean Atlas

Ocean Atlas Software

Java OceanAtlas (JOA) is a multi-OS application for viewing and exploring ocean vertical profile data. JOA is a collection of some of the most useful oceanographic section data from the world ocean with a multi-platform computer application for exploring those data. The website features free downloads of the software, plus a user guide, guided tour, feature list and what's new section. Users can browse a plethora of ocean vertical profile data including Reid/Mantyla data, WOA 98 data, WHP-basin scale sections and single expedition and special purpose data sets.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Physical , Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Chemical
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Datasets, Computer Applications
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Data Source: Observational Data
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters
Science Background Required: Advanced geoscience background required
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography