MATLAB tools for ocean data analysis

Lifewatch Marine Virtual Research Environment

Tools for analysing marine biodiversity and ecosystem data

Ocean Data View

Interactive exploration, analysis and visualization of oceanographic and other geo-referenced profile, time-series, trajectory or sequence data


A geographic information systems package of the free GIS software QGIS with circumpolar layers of interest to Antarctic researchers. Layers currently extend to 60°S but in 2018 will likely extend to 40°S.

Antarctic Mapping Tools

A free toolbox for MATLAB that allows for Antarctic geospatial data analysis and mapping. Free plugins provide access to data layers of general interest.


MATLAB-based wave data analysis tools. More information is available here and a user guide is here.

Sea Ice Spatial Comparison

A browser-based tool from NSIDC to compare sea ice distribution between dates. It offers options for comparing daily measures or monthly means for the Arctic and Antarctic.