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March 2017

Level-1B OLCI-Sentinel-3A data now available.

NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch is currently distributing near-real time Level-1B full resolution global ocean data from OLCI-Sentinel-3A Copernicus mission in support of operational oceanography.

True color image True color image produced today (15 February 2017) by NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch from OLCI-Sentinel-3A data.

Upon formal release by EUMETSAT, OLCI Level 2 ocean color data products also will be available through CoastWatch/OceanWatch. In accordance with a Technical Arrangement with EUMETSAT, NOAA is the primary provider of Sentinel-3 marine data for the US. OLCI data can be accessed through CoastWatch/OceanWatch using the granule selector tool.

From this tool, users can select granules of regions and dates of interest and view and download PNG true color images or download data files in either EUMETSAT TAR or CoastWatch HDF data formats. Multiple files can be downloaded at one time by selecting each granule of interest and clicking the "+" to add file names to the data cart, then automatically generate a list of those files to use in a download script (e.g., wget, etc.).

Granule Selector Tool Screen shot of granule selector tool with data cart populated with 4 files.

June 2016

S-NPP VIIRS Life-of-Mission Science Quality Level-2 Ocean Color products are available.

Click here for more information: VIIRS Science Quality L2 Skip Navigation

February 2016

Version 3.3.2 of the CoastWatch Utilities CoastWatch Data Analysis Tool (CDAT) is now available.

Click here for more information: Software & Utilities



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