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Mapped, Level 3 for "heritage" CoastWatch regions.

KeyDescription
Platform/Sensor

S-NPP VIIRS

Measurement/Products

Measurement Oceans > Sea Surface Temperature > Sub-skin SST

DOI

n/a

Short Name

VIIRS_L3

Sample Filename

2016_300_0530_npp_er.hdf [YYYY_JJJ_HHMM_PPP_RR.[png, tif, hdf]

Dataset Type

n/a

Processing Level

    L3

Spatial Coverage

CW Regions

Temporal Coverage

Near real-time + 3 days

Latency

Near real-time

Resolution

750m @ Nadir; ~1.7km at swath edge

Projection

Mercator / WGS84

Swath Width

~3060km

Sample Frequency

n/a

Temporal Repeat

Orbital 16 days

Orbital Period

101 Minutes

Orbit

Sun-synchronous, altitude 824km, inclination 98.74

Data Provider

Creator: NOAA STAR
Release Place: College Park, MD, USA

Formats

PNG, TIFF, HDF

Keywords

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