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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 671–696, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-671-2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 671–696, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-671-2021

Data description paper 26 Feb 2021

Data description paper | 26 Feb 2021

A novel hydrographic gridded data set for the northern Antarctic Peninsula

Tiago S. Dotto et al.

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A novel seasonal three-dimensional high-resolution hydrographic gridded data set for the northern Antarctic Peninsula (NAP) based on measurements obtained from 1990–2019 by the ship-based Argo profilers and tagged marine mammals is presented. The main oceanographic features of the NAP are well represented, with the final product having many advantages compared to low-resolution climatologies. In addition, new information on the regional water mass pathways and their characteristics is unveiled.