ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)

Data Access

TropFlux data is freely available for research and education purposes.

See in TropFlux products for access surface heat and momentum flux data over the January 1979 to Near Real Time period.

See in Changes for information about changes with respect to the previous version of the data.

The data is in NetCDF format.

Please provide us ( your name, institute, contact e-mail and a short sentence on how you plan to use the data.

Please cite Praveen Kumar et al. 2012 in any publication using the heat flux data and Praveen Kumar et al. 2013 in any paper using the wind stress data. Please acknowledge us by using the following sentence: The TropFlux data is produced under a collaboration between Laboratoire d’Océanographie: Expérimentation et Approches Numériques (LOCEAN) from Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL, Paris, France) and National Institute of Oceanography/CSIR (NIO, Goa, India), and supported by Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD, France). TropFlux relies on data provided by the ECMWF Re-Analysis interim (ERA-I) and ISCCP projects.

Please keep us informed of any published paper that makes use of this data.