Global ocean heat content 1955–2008 in light of recently revealed instrumentation problems
Article first published online: 11 APR 2009
Copyright 2009 by the American Geophysical Union.
Geophysical Research Letters
Volume 36, Issue 7, 16 April 2009
How to Cite
2009), Global ocean heat content 1955–2008 in light of recently revealed instrumentation problems, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L07608, doi:10.1029/2008GL037155., , , , , and (
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2009
- Article first published online: 11 APR 2009
- Manuscript Accepted: 18 MAR 2009
- Manuscript Revised: 26 FEB 2009
- Manuscript Received: 31 DEC 2008
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|grl25702-sup-0002-fs01.jpg||image/pjpeg||247K||Figure S1. Frequency distribution of 2° latitude × 4° longitude boxes XBT minus OSD/CTD temperature differences for 1999 at 150 m depth.|
|grl25702-sup-0003-fs02.jpg||image/pjpeg||405K||Figure S2. Time series of the number of 2° latitude × 4° longitude boxes per year of the MBT minus OSD/CTD difference pairs and a similar series for XBT minus OSD/CTD difference pairs.|
|grl25702-sup-0004-fs03.jpg||image/pjpeg||332K||Figure S3. Percent ocean area of 2° latitude belts with 2° latitude × 4° longitude boxes containing XBT minus OSD/CTD differences.|
|grl25702-sup-0005-fs04.jpg||image/pjpeg||461K||Figure S4. Time series of the offsets based on arithmetic mean of the offsets between XBT and OSD/CTD data.|
|grl25702-sup-0006-fs05.jpg||image/pjpeg||526K||Figure S5. Time series of offsets based on arithmetic mean of the offsets between MBT and OSD/CTD data.|
|grl25702-sup-0007-fs06.jpg||image/pjpeg||332K||Figure S6. Time series of the temperature corrections based on medians of the differences applied to MBT observations.|
|grl25702-sup-0008-fs07.jpg||image/pjpeg||377K||Figure S7. Time series of the offsets between XBT and OSD/CTD based on the median of the offsets after bias corrections have been applied twice.|
|grl25702-sup-0009-fs08.jpg||image/pjpeg||282K||Figure S8. Time series of the offsets between MBT and OSD/CTD after bias corrections have been applied twice based on the median of the offsets.|
|grl25702-sup-0010-fs09.jpg||image/pjpeg||370K||Figure S9. Yearly time series of ocean heat content for the 0–700 m layer from this study and from Domingues et al.  and Ishii and Kimoto .|
|grl25702-sup-0011-fs10.jpg||image/pjpeg||341K||Figure S10. Yearly time series of ocean heat content for the 0–700 m layer from Domingues et al.  and based on application of the Wijffels et al.  XBT bias correction to our profile database.|
|grl25702-sup-0012-fs11.jpg||image/pjpeg||567K||Figure S11. Time series of yearly ocean heat content for the 0–700 m layer of the world ocean and individual ocean basins.|
|grl25702-sup-0013-fs12.jpg||image/pjpeg||395K||Figure S12. Seasonal time series of yearly ocean heat content for the 0–700 m from this study and their trends for 1969–2008.|
|grl25702-sup-0014-fs13.jpg||image/pjpeg||349K||Figure S13. Yearly time series of ocean heat content for the 0–700 m layer based on the all-data yearly fields and the average of the four seasonal yearly fields.|
|grl25702-sup-0015-fs14.jpg||image/pjpeg||360K||Figure S14. Time series of seasonal OHC700 estimates and annual mean of the four seasons.|
|grl25702-sup-0016-ts01.txt||plain text document||1K||Table S1. Change in ocean heat content and mean temperature for the 0–700 m layer for the world ocean and individual basins as determined by the linear trend for the 1969–2008 period.|
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