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Input Data: MLD

1080 by 2160 Monthly HDF files from HYCOM Model

based on 0.125 density contrast

note: all data updated March 9, 2017, to reflect use of global model GLBu0.08 hindcast results

HYCOM source:
expt_91.2: day 113 (2016) to present
expt_91.1: day 097 (2014) to 105 (2016)
expt_91.0: day 233 (2013) to 089 (2014)
expt_90.9: day 337 (2012) to 225 (2013)
expt_19.1: day 121 (1997) to 329 (2012)

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.

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Data Selection

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

mld.hycom_125.1997.tar• 1997 data: ~   19 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.1998.tar• 1998 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.1999.tar• 1999 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2000.tar• 2000 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2001.tar• 2001 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2002.tar• 2002 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2003.tar• 2003 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2004.tar• 2004 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2005.tar• 2005 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2006.tar• 2006 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2007.tar• 2007 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2008.tar• 2008 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2009.tar• 2009 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2010.tar• 2010 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2011.tar• 2011 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2012.tar• 2012 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2013.tar• 2013 data: ~   56 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2014.tar• 2014 data: ~   56 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2015.tar• 2015 data: ~   56 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2016.tar• 2016 data: ~   56 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2017.tar• 2017 data: ~   56 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2018.tar• 2018 data: ~   57 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2019.tar• 2019 data: ~   62 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2020.tar• 2020 data: ~   62 MB of compressed data
mld.hycom_125.2021.tar• 2021 data: ~   51 MB of compressed data

hdf file naming convention

mld.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.

Monthly Files

 1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021
January----- 1998001 1999001 2000001 2001001 2002001 2003001 2004001 2005001 2006001 2007001 2008001 2009001 2010001 2011001 2012001 2013001 2014001 2015001 2016001 2017001 2018001 2019001 2020001 2021001
February----- 1998032 1999032 2000032 2001032 2002032 2003032 2004032 2005032 2006032 2007032 2008032 2009032 2010032 2011032 2012032 2013032 2014032 2015032 2016032 2017032 2018032 2019032 2020032 2021032
March----- 1998060 1999060 2000061 2001060 2002060 2003060 2004061 2005060 2006060 2007060 2008061 2009060 2010060 2011060 2012061 2013060 2014060 2015060 2016061 2017060 2018060 2019060 2020061 2021060
April----- 1998091 1999091 2000092 2001091 2002091 2003091 2004092 2005091 2006091 2007091 2008092 2009091 2010091 2011091 2012092 2013091 2014091 2015091 2016092 2017091 2018091 2019091 2020092 2021091
May----- 1998121 1999121 2000122 2001121 2002121 2003121 2004122 2005121 2006121 2007121 2008122 2009121 2010121 2011121 2012122 2013121 2014121 2015121 2016122 2017121 2018121 2019121 2020122 2021121
June----- 1998152 1999152 2000153 2001152 2002152 2003152 2004153 2005152 2006152 2007152 2008153 2009152 2010152 2011152 2012153 2013152 2014152 2015152 2016153 2017152 2018152 2019152 2020153 2021152
July----- 1998182 1999182 2000183 2001182 2002182 2003182 2004183 2005182 2006182 2007182 2008183 2009182 2010182 2011182 2012183 2013182 2014182 2015182 2016183 2017182 2018182 2019182 2020183 2021182
August----- 1998213 1999213 2000214 2001213 2002213 2003213 2004214 2005213 2006213 2007213 2008214 2009213 2010213 2011213 2012214 2013213 2014213 2015213 2016214 2017213 2018213 2019213 2020214 2021213
September 1997244 1998244 1999244 2000245 2001244 2002244 2003244 2004245 2005244 2006244 2007244 2008245 2009244 2010244 2011244 2012245 2013244 2014244 2015244 2016245 2017244 2018244 2019244 2020245 2021244
October 1997274 1998274 1999274 2000275 2001274 2002274 2003274 2004275 2005274 2006274 2007274 2008275 2009274 2010274 2011274 2012275 2013274 2014274 2015274 2016275 2017274 2018274 2019274 2020275 2021274
November 1997305 1998305 1999305 2000306 2001305 2002305 2003305 2004306 2005305 2006305 2007305 2008306 2009305 2010305 2011305 2012306 2013305 2014305 2015305 2016306 2017305 2018305 2019305 2020306-----
December 1997335 1998335 1999335 2000336 2001335 2002335 2003335 2004336 2005335 2006335 2007335 2008336 2009335 2010335 2011335 2012336 2013335 2014335 2015335 2016336 2017335 2018335 2019335 2020336-----


Last modified: 09 March 2017
by:  Robert O'Malley

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