Input Data: MLD
1080 by 2160 Monthly HDF files from HYCOM Model
To get these data, please click on the file name(s) that you have selected and save locally on your computer. The individual hdf files are gzipped (use gunzip to uncompress) and the tar files contain gzipped hdf files.
[Note: a discussion of our selection of MLD data is available here for those who are interested]
You can either download annual tar files with the data we have for each year,
or you can access individual monthly files at the end of this page.
Annual Tar Files
hdf file naming conventionmld.yyyyddd.hdf.gz
mld = mixed layer depth (units of m )
yyyy = year
ddd= day of year of the start of each monthly file
hdf = file type
gz = compressed with gzip (uncompress with gunzip)
The hdf files have metadata contained within them, which can be examined, for example, with program "ncdump".
For citation, please reference the Ocean Productivity site for the data.