High Density XBT Transects

Acknowledging HD XBT Data

How to acknowledge data from the High Density XBT Project:

Data from the High Density XBT Project are made freely available to the public via this web page and automatic real-time insertion onto the GTS. The project scientists would appreciate it if you added the following acknowledgment to any publications that use this data; "The XBT data are made freely available on the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory and are funded by the NOAA Office of Climate Observations."

The project scientists would also appreciate it if you informed us of any publications or presentations that you prepare using this data. Continued funding of this project depends on us being able to justify to NOAA (and hence the US Congress) the usefulness of this data. Please send updates to