A new version (2.2) of the "Argo Data and Products for Indian Ocean" is available for download. It is sequel to the
version 2.1 developed by the Data Management and Information Group (DMG) of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information
Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, India. The data can be interactively obtained by using the interface software developed in Java.
This application works on Windows operating system and can be best view in 1024 X 768 screen resolution.
Salient Features of this Product
GUI for easy navigation, browsing, data extraction with user defined spatial and temporal domains
Spatial Coverage : 20°E - 140°E and 70°S - 30°N
Temporal Coverage : January 2001 - April 2017
Number of Argo Floats : 2863 Argo floats deployed by India and other countries in the Indian Ocean
Number of Profiles : ~3,21,445 Temperature and Salinity Profiles collected by Argo Floats, excluding profiles in the Exclusive Economic Zone(EEZ)
Value Added Products: Temperature, Salinity and Geostrophic Currents (0, 75, 100, 200, 500, 1000 M depths), Heat Content up to 300 M, Mixed Layer Depth, Isothermal Layer Depth, Depth of 20deg and 26 deg Isotherms, Dynamic Height
T/S Plots : Plots of temperature and salinity of a single profile and all profiles from a float can be viewed with a single mouse click
Filtering & Sorting :
Enhanced querying option for filtering and retrieving specific data of interest
Objectively analyzed data products in NetCDF format
Contents of the Software product
dbase : This folder consists of the Argo databases and netcdf files
documents : This folder consists of the supporting, help documents and manuals
html pages : This folder consists of the supporting pages
images : This folder consists of the supporint images
products : This folder consists of the images of the various products
jre : This folder contains the java runtime environment to execute the software application
lib : This folder contains the necessary library files to execute the application
LatestUpdates : This folder consists of the latest argo data to be updated.
argo.bat : This file is used to execute the ADV software application.
Available for download from the ftp site.
How to acknowledge data plotted in the software:
The following paper must be cited while publishing any paper/report based on the data in the software.
"Argo Data and Products of Indian Ocean for Low Bandwidth Users, G. Geetha, T.V.S. Udaya Bhaskar, E. Pattabhi Rama Rao, International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography, Vol 5, Issue 1, pp 1 - 8, 2011."