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Mapped, Level 3 for "heritage" CoastWatch regions.

KeyDescription
Platform/Sensor

NOAA-18 / AVHRR
NOAA-19 / AVHRR
Metop-A / AVHRR
Metop-B / AVHRR

Measurement/Products

Measurement Oceans > Sea Surface Temperature > Sub-skin SST

DOI

n/a

Short Name

AVHRR_L2, AVHRR_L3

Sample Filename

2016_300_1446_n19_ax.hdf [YYYY_JJJ_HHMM_PPP_RR.[png, tif, hdf]

Dataset Type

n/a

Processing Level

L2 / L3

Spactial Coverage

CW Regions

Temporal Coverage

Near real-time + 3 days

Latency

Near real-time

Resolution

4km @Nadir; ~30km @swath edge

Projection

L2 Satellite native swath / WGS84
L3 Mapped Mercator / WGS84

Swath Width

~2,800 km

Sample Frequency

2 scan lines per 1 second

Temporal Repeat

Twice Daily

Orbital Period

Various

Orbit

101 Minutes

Data Provider

Creator: NOAA OSPO
Release Place: Suitland, MD, USA

Formats

PNG, TIFF, HDF

Keywords

NOAA, AVHRR, ACSPO, sea surface temperature, SST, CoastWatch