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Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project - data display
This site provides access to real-time oceanographic and meteorological data from approximately 70 moored buoys in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Data types include wind, air and sea temperature, precipitation, humidity, pressure, radiation, and salinity. The data can be displayed as a summary, time series, latitude/longitude, section, or 3-D animated plot. Data and graphic displays are updated every day and are freely available to the public. This site also maintains pages that provide general information on El Nino and La Nina, with links to other web sites describing climate forecasts and complementary data sets. This resource is part of the Using Data collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-397
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Tropical Atmoshphere Ocean project