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Java Ocean Atlas
Java OceanAtlas (JOA) is a multi-OS application for viewing and exploring ocean vertical profile data. JOA is a collection of some of the most useful oceanographic section data from the world ocean with a multi-platform computer application for exploring those data. The website features free downloads of the software, plus a user guide, guided tour, feature list and what's new section. Users can browse a plethora of ocean vertical profile data including Reid/Mantyla data, WOA 98 data, WHP-basin scale sections and single expedition and special purpose data sets.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Tools:
    • Software
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright Notice: Java OceanAtlas is copyrighted by John Osborne. It cannot be sold, re-packaged, or modified without his direct consent.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-084
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: John Osborne
Ocean Atlas Software