Data Portals


More than 100 years of oceanographic data
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The ICES oceanographic database holds a wealth of oceanographic data from 1877 to present.

All data are quality controlled according to documented guidelines and visually inspected by experienced staff to further improve the quality of the data. 

Core parameters held in the ICES oceanographic database are available for download:
  • Temperature
  • Salinity
  • Oxygen
  • Phosphate, Total Phosphorus
  • Silicate
  • Nitrate, Nitrite, Ammonium, Total Nitrogen
  • Hydrogen Sulphide
  • pH, Alkalinity
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Secchi​ depths
Member countries are encouraged to submit their hydrographical data to ICES Data Centre.

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