Upper Ocean Heat Content Plots
Shown below are maps of ocean heat content anomaly from both in situ data and altimeter sea surface height mapping performed according to Willis et al. 2004. Estimate of the ocean heat content anomaly for 2014 is referenced to a 1993-2014 base period (top panel). Estimate of the change in ocean heat content anomaly from 2013 to 2014 (bottom panel). Click on map to download a pdf version.
These data and plots are for research purposes only. Please contact us if you wish to be informed of updates to this website and keep us informed of any publications involving the data and plots contained in this website, by sending us an e-mail.