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Ocean Surface Current Analyses - Real-time Data Displays and Downloads
This site provides data sets and graphical display tools for viewing and analyzing mean ocean surface current data from the tropical Pacific Ocean. Ocean surface velocity data is collected via satellite and made available to users as latitude/longitude and time series plots. Users can select location range, date range, data type, and plot type to create graphical displays. This resource is part of the Using Data collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • Modeled
    • Remotely sensed
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
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-000-000-000-401
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Ocean Surface Current Analyses - Real Time project