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XBT (Upper Temperature)

by EK & RM — last modified Aug 25, 2020 07:32 PM


XBT data of the SURVOSTRAL project

Written by Elodie Kestenare in July 2020

  • Project: SURVOSTRAL international program
  • Description: Upper temperature (0-990m) from the XBT launcher installed on the Astrolabe vessel (IPEV)
  • Period: 1993-2020
  • Area: Southern Ocean between Hobart (Tasmania) and Dumont d'Urville -the French Antarctic base-
  • Source: LEGOS, France
  • contact: Rosemary Morrow or Elodie Kestenare at LEGOS


XBT profiles have been corrected for temperature and depth biases depending on the probe type. All corrected XBT measurements can be retrieved from the IMOS website

  • Auger M., R. Morrow, E. Kestenare, J.B. Sallée (2020): Southern Ocean in-situ temperature trends over 25 years emerge from interannual variability. Submitted to Nature Communications.  

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