Descriptive Physical Oceanography JOA Examples

R/V Roger Revelle off Antarctica
The oceanographic research vessel Roger Revelle (UCSD Scripps Institution of Oceanography) off Antarctica.


  • Go to the JOA application tab for instructions, links, and tips on getting and using Java OceanAtlas.
  • IMPORTANT: Remember to COPY the Java OceanAtlas Application and support files to your hard drive to complete the installation process.

Use the Data Files

  • The introduction to each chapter will have a link for that chapter's data files.
  • You can also go to the Data Files page to copy files to your work area. You can access the Data Files page using the black navigation bar above.
  • Data files can be opened from within JOA. With JOA open, go to the File menu, and select Open…. Select the file.
  • Go to the DPO JOA Examples chapter list.
  • Select the chapter you would like to work on.
  • Use the navigation bar at left to navigate within or between chapters.
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