Mediterranean Sea - Temperature and salinity observation collection V2

Date(s) (Creation)
Author(s): , ,
Custodian(s): IFREMER / IDM/SISMER
Resource provider(s): Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia – INGV, Sede di Bologna
Affiliation(s) 1 : Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)
3 : AWI
Credit SeaDataNet
Version 2
DOI 10.12770/8c3bd19b-9687-429c-a232-48b10478581c
Abstract SeaDataNet Temperature and Salinity historical data collection for the Mediterranean Sea contains all open access temperature and salinity in situ data retrieved from SeaDataNet infrastructure. The data span between -9.25 and 37 degrees of longitude, thus including an Atlantic box and Marmara Sea. It covers the time period 1900-2015. Data have been quality checked using ODV software. Quality Flags of anomalous data have been revised using basic QC procedures.

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The dataset format is ODV binary collections. You can read, analyse and export from the ODV application provided by Alfred Wegener institute at
Keywords Oceanographic geographical features, Temperature of the water column, Salinity of the water column, ITS-90 water temperature, Water body salinity, Ligurian Sea, Aegean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Eastern Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Western Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, Mediterranean Region, Tyrrhenian Sea, Strait of Sicily, Alboran Sea
Lineage The data used as input for this product have been extracted from the SeaDataNet Data Access Service:
Utilisation No limitations on public access. For data access please register at

SeaDataNet Usage Agreement: If you use SeaDataNet data in your publications please include the following in the Acknowledgements: Data were provided through SeaDataNet Pan-European infrastructure for ocean and marine data management (
Temporal Extent 1900-01-01 - 2015-03-31