Key Description
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
Measurement Measurement Oceans > Sea Surface Temperature > Sub-skin SST
Processing Level L2 / L3
Spatial Coverage CW Regions
Temporal Coverage Near real-time + 3 days
Resolution 4km @Nadir; ~30km @swath edge
Projection L2 Satellite native swath / WGS84
L3 Mapped Mercator / WGS84
Latency Near real-time
Swath Width ~2,800 km
Sample Frequency 2 scan lines per 1 second
Temporal Repeat Twice Daily
Orbit Various
Orbital Period 101 Minutes
Platform/Sensor NOAA-18 / AVHRR
Metop-A / AVHRR
Metop-B / AVHRR
Data Provider Creator: NOAA OSPO
Release Place: Suitland, MD, USA
Keywords NOAA, AVHRR, ACSPO, sea surface temperature, SST, CoastWatch
Formats PNG, TIFF, HDF

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