List of Retrievable RDMDB Data

Last update : Oct. 28, 2016


30 sec. interval sea level data
[File format]

Explanation :
30 sec. interval sea level data at tide station by Japan Coast Guard
File name :
yyyy_mm.30s_tidest
Example of File Name :
1999_05.30s_Awashima

Daily sea surface temp.
[File format]

Explanation :
Daily sea surface temperature data analysis by JMA (1996-2005).
File name :
yyyy_mm.sstanl
Example of File Name :
1999_05.sstanl


FERHRI ship data

[File format]

Explanation :
Ships obs. data from Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute (FERHRI), Russia
File name :
yyyy_mm.FERHRI
Example of File Name :
1999_05.FERHRI


FERHRI station data
[File format]

Explanation :
Station obs. data from Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute (FERHRI), Russia
File name :
yyyy_mm.FERHRI_station
Example of File Name :
1999_05.FERHRI_station


GLOBAL_BATHY

[File format]

Explanation :
The Global bathy data within the Global ocean area.
File name :
yyyy_mm.bathyG
Example of File Name :
2000_06.bathyG

GLOBAL_BUOY
[File format]

Explanation :
The Global buoy data within the Global ocean area.
File name :
       yyyy_mm.buoyG
Example of File Name :
2000_06.buoyG

GLOBAL_SHIP
[File format]

Explanation :
The Global ship data within the Global ocean area.
File name :
yyyy_mm.shipG
Example of File Name :
2000_06.shipG

GLOBAL_TESAC
[File format]

Explanation :
The Global tesac data within the Global ocean area.
File name :
กกกกกก yyyy_mm.tesacG
Example of File Name :
2000_06tesacG

GLOBAL_TRACKOB
[File format]

Explanation :
The Global trackob data within the Global ocean area.
File name :
yyyy_mm.trackobG
Example of File Name :
2000_06.trackobG


GTSPP Quality Controlled Temperature and Salinity Data
[File format]

Explanation :
Temperature and salinity data extracted from the quality controlled dataset by MEDS of Canada, which is responsible for real time data and quality control within the GTSPP. The file contain the updated data for last four months.
File name :
yyyy_mm.gtspp
Example of File Name :
2003_07.gtspp


Global sea and sub surface temp and salinity decode

[File format]

Explanation :
Sub surface temperature and salinity decode result.
File name :
yyyy_mm.glbts
Example of File Name :
2003_12.glbts


Global wind decode

[File format]

Explanation :
Global wind decode result.
File name :
yyyy_mm.glbwind
Example of File Name :
2003_12.glbwind


JAFIC's data

[File format]

Explanation :
Sea surface / sub surface temp. data from Japan Fisheries Information Service Center (JAFIC)
File name :
yyyy_mm.JAFIC
Example of File Name :
1999_05.JAFIC


Merged satellite and in-situ data Global Daily Sea Surface Temperature (MGDSST)

[File format]

Explanation :
The MGDSSTs are analyzed at the Office of Marine Prediction of the JMA with 1/4-degree grid resolution on the near-real-time basis.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgdsst
Example of File Name :
2004_04.mgdsst


Daily Mean Sea Surface Temperature in Global

[File format]

Explanation :
The MGDSSTs are analyzed at the Office of Marine Prediction of the JMA with 0.25-degree grid resolution on the near-real-time basis.
The Daily Mean Sea Surface Temperature in Global was changed from Merged satellite and in-situ data Global Daily Sea Surface Temperature since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgd_sst_glb_D
Example of File Name :
2015_09.mgd_sst_glb_D


Merged satellite and in-situ data Global Daily Sea Surface Temperature(MGDSST,Reanalysis)

[File format]

Explanation :
The MGDSSTs are reanalyzed at the Office of Marine Prediction of the JMA with 1/4-degree grid resolution on the near-real-time basis.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgdsst_re
Example of File Name :
2004_04.mgdsst_re

NOWPHAS : Nationwide Ocean Wave information network for Ports and HArbourS
[File format]
Explanation :
Japanese nationwide coastal wave data observed by the associated agencies of the Ports and Harbous Bureau of MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport) and analyzed by Port and Airport Research Institute.
File name :
yyyy_mm.pariwave
Example of File Name :
2001_01.pariwave


ORI's PALACE data
[File format]

Explanation :
Subsurface temperature profile data observed by PALACE float from Ocean Research Institute (ORI), University of Tokyo, Japan
File name :
yyyy_mm.palace
Example of File Name :
1999_05.palace


Sea Surface Dynamic Heights in the Pacific
[File format]

Explanation :
Sea Surface Dynamic Heights (SSDH) analyzed every 5 days for 0.25 degree latitudinal and longitudinal squares in seas between 28S and 56N from 118.75E to 79.5W.
File name :
yyyy_mm.ssdh
Example of File Name :
2003_01.ssdh

Sea Surface Heights Anomalies in the Pacific
[File format]

Explanation :
Sea Surface Height Anomalies (SSHA) analyzed every 5 days for 0.25 degree latitudinal and longitudinal squares in seas between 28S and 56N from 118.75E to 79.5W.
File name :
yyyy_mm.ssha
Example of File Name :
2003_01.ssha


Sea Ice Concentration in the north-east Asian marginal seas
[File format]

Explanation :
Daily analyses of sea ice concentration in the north-east Asian marginal seas for 0.05 degree latitudinal and longitudinal squares between 35N and 65N from 115E to 165E during the sea ice season from December through May next year.
File name :
yyyy_mm.seaice
Example of File Name :
2003_12.seaice


Sea and sub surface temperature and salinity decode
[File format]

Explanation :
Sub surface temperature and salinity decode result.
File name :
yyyy_mm.ts
Example of File Name :
2003_12.ts


Sub surface temp. decode

[File format]

Explanation :
Sub surface temperature decode result
File name :
yyyy_mm.subst
Example of File Name :
1999_05.subst


Sub surface temp. decode error

[File format]

Explanation :
Sub surface temperature decode error report
File name :
yyyy_mm.subst_error
Example of File Name :
1999_05.subst_error


Tohoku Univ XBT data

[No dataformat manual]

Explanation :
XBT data observed by Tohoku University.
The data observed after October 2000 are uploaded on J-DOSS.
http://www.jodc.go.jp/service.htm
File name :
yyyy_mm.tohokuUv
Example of File Name :
1999_11.tohokuUv


Wind decode

[File format]

Explanation :
Wind decode result
File name :
yyyy_mm.wind
Example of File Name :
1999_05.wind


Wind decode error

[File format]

Explanation :
Wind decode error report
File name :
yyyy_mm.wind_error
Example of File Name :
1999_05.wind_error


Wind decode format ver.2.0

[File format]

Explanation :
Wind decode result (format ver.2.0)
File name :
yyyy_mm.wind2
Example of File Name :
1999_05.wind2


Monthly Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan
[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.25 degree x 0.25 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 121E to 161E between 24N and 48N.
File name :
yyyy_mm.adjsubs
Example of File Name :
2000_06.adjsubs
Monthly Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE)
[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15N to 49N between 117E and 159E.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_adjsubs
Example of File Name :
2000_06.MOVE_adjsubs

Monthly Mean Subsurface Temperature in seas around Japan
[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15N to 49N between 117E and 159E.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
The Monthly Mean Subsurface Temperature in seas around Japan was changed from Monthly Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE) since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.move_subt_jpn_M
Example of File Name :
2015_09.move_subt_jpn_M

Monthly Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE,reanalysis)
[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m reanalyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 117E to 159E between 15N and 49N.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_adjsubs_re
Example of File Name :
2000_06.MOVE_adjsubs_re


Daily Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily subsurface temperature at the depths of 100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.25 degree x 0.25 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 120E to 180E between 23N and 45N.
File name :
yyyy_mm.asmday
Example of File Name :
2005_11.asmday


Daily Mean Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE)

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15N to 49N between 117E and 159E.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_asmday
Example of File Name :
2005_11.MOVE_asmday


Daily Mean Subsurface Temperature in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15N to 49N between 117E and 159E.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
The Daily Mean Subsurface Temperature in seas around Japan was changed from Daily Mean Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE) since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.move_subt_jpn_D
Example of File Name :
2015_09.move_subt_jpn_D


Ten-day period Mean Subsurface Temperature in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15N to 49N between 117E and 159E.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
It was added from 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.move_subt_jpn_T
Example of File Name :
2015_09.move_subt_jpn_T


Daily Mean Subsurface Temperature in the seas around Japan (MOVE,reanalysis)

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily mean subsurface temperature at the depths of 50m,100m,200m and 400m reanalyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 117E to 159E between 15N and 49N.
Subsurface temperatures are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_asmday_re
Example of File Name :
2005_11.MOVE_asmday_re


Daily Surface Currents in the seas around Japan (MOVE)

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily surface currents analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 117E to 159E between 15N and 49N.
Surface currents are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_current
Example of File Name :
2005_11.MOVE_current


Daily Mean Subsurface Current in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily surface currents analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15.05N to 49.05N between 117.05E and 159.05E.
Surface currents are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
The Daily Mean Subsurface Current in seas around Japan was changed from Daily Surface Currents in the seas around Japan (MOVE) since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.move_subc_jpn_D
Example of File Name :
2015_09.move_subc_jpn_D


Ten-day period Mean Subsurface Current in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily surface currents analyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 15.05N to 49.05N between 117.05E and 159.05E.
Surface currents are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
It was added from 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.move_subc_jpn_T
Example of File Name :
2015_09.move_subc_jpn_T


Daily Surface Currents in the seas around Japan (MOVE,reanalysis)

[File format]

Explanation :
Daily surface currents reanalyzed for 0.1 degree x 0.1 degree grid points in the seas around Japan from 117E to 159E between 15N and 49N.
Surface currents are calculated using an ocean data assimilation system, the MOVE.
File name :
yyyy_mm.MOVE_current_re
Example of File Name :
2005_11.MOVE_current_re


BATHY data
[File format]

Explanation :
The oceanographic data within the NEAR-GOOS area which Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) collected through GTS in the WMO Code FM63 BATHY (Report of bathythermal observation).
File name :
yyyy_mm.bathy
Example of File Name :
1999_05.bathy


BUOY data

[File format]

Explanation :
The oceanographic data within the NEAR-GOOS area which JMA collected through GTS in the WMO Code FM18 BUOY (Report of a buoy observation).
File name :
yyyy_mm.buoy
Example of File Name :
1999_05.buoy


Monthly Mean Sea Surface Temperatures (COBE-SST)

[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean sea surface temperatures analyzed for 1 degree x 1 degree grid points in the global ocean between 90N and 90S.
File name :
yyyy_mm.cobesst
Example of File Name :
2004_04.cobesst


Monthly Mean Sea Surface Temperature in Global

[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean sea surface temperatures analyzed for 1 degree x 1 degree grid points in the global ocean from 89.5N to 89.5S between 0.5E and 359.5E.
The Monthly Mean Sea Surface Temperature in Global was changed from Mean Sea Surface Temperatures (COBE-SST) since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.cobe_sst_glb_M
Example of File Name :
2015_09.cobe_sst_glb_M


Normals and Standard Deviations of the Monthly Mean Sea Surface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
Normals and standard deviations of the monthly mean sea surface temperatures for 30-year period.
File name :
yyyy_mm.cobesstnorm
Example of File Name :
2000_04.cobesstnorm


Daily Sea Surface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
An extract of MGDSST in the region from 20N to 50N between 120E and 160E.
File name :
yyyy_mm.dailysst
Example of File Name :
2004_04.dailysst


Daily Mean Sea Surface Temperature in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
An extract of MGDSST in the region from 20N to 50N between 120E and 160E.
The Daily Mean Sea Surface Temperature in seas around Japan was changed from Daily Sea Surface Temperatures since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgd_sst_jpn_D
Example of File Name :
2015_09.mgd_sst_jpn_D


Ten-day period Mean Sea Surface Temperature in seas around Japan

[File format]

Explanation :
An extract of MGDSST in the region from 20N to 50N between 120E and 160E.
It was added from 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgd_sst_jpn_T
Example of File Name :
2015_09.mgd_sst_jpn_D


Ten-day period Mean Sea Surface Temperature in western north Pacific

[File format]

Explanation :
An extract of MGDSST in the region from 20N to 50N between 120E and 160E.
It was added from 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.mgd_sst_pac_T
Example of File Name :
2015_09.mgd_sst_jpn_D


Global Sea surface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean Sea Surface temperatures
File name :
yyyy_mm.glbsst
Example of File Name :
2000_06.glbsst


Pacific Subsurface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperatures at the depths of 100m, 200m and 400m.
File name :
yyyy_mm.pacsubs
Example of File Name :
2000_06.pacsubs


Monthly Mean Subsurface Temperature in Pacific

[File format]

Explanation :
Monthly mean subsurface temperatures at the depths of 100m, 200m and 400m. The region from 69.5N to 59.5S between 90.5E and 60.5WE.
The Monthly Mean Subsurface Temperature in Pacific was changed from Pacific Subsurface Temperatures since 2015.
File name :
yyyy_mm.oa_subt_pac_M
Example of File Name :
2015_09.oa_subt_pac_M


SHIP data

[File format]

Explanation :
The oceanographic data within the NEAR-GOOS area which JMA collected through GTS in the WMO Code FM13 SHIP (Report of surface observation from a sea station).
File name :
yyyy_mm.ship
Example of File Name :
1999_05.ship


TESAC data

[File format]

Explanation :
The oceanographic data within the NEAR-GOOS area which JMA collected through GTS in the WMO Code FM64 TESAC (Temperature, salinity and current report from a sea station).
File name :
yyyy_mm.tesac
Example of File Name :
1999_05.tesac


TRACKOB data

[File format]

Explanation :
The oceanographic data within the NEAR-GOOS area which JMA collected through GTS in the WMO Code FM62 TRACKOB (Report of marine surface observation along a ship's track).
File name :
yyyy_mm.trackob
Example of File Name :
1999_05.trackob


Western North Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
Ten-day period Mean Sea Surface temperatures
File name :
yyyy_nn.wnpsst
Example of File Name :
2000_06.wnpsst


Normals and Standard Deviations of Western North Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures

[File format]

Explanation :
Normals and standard deviations of Ten-day period Mean Sea Surface temperatures for 30-year period.
File name :
yyyy_nn.wnpsstnorm
Example of File Name :
2000_06.wnpsstnorm


VOS Nippon Sea Surface Temperatures and Salinities

[File format]

Explanation :
Sea surface temperatures and salinities data from NPO VOS Nippon (the Asian seas Vos vessel and the Japan-Australia Vos vessel)
File name :
yyyy_mm.vosnippon_asia or yyyy_mm.vosnippon_aust
Example of File Name :
2000_06.vosnippon_asia