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 data       graph  M    NOAA Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching HotSpot    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String This is a product of the NOAA Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Product Suite Version 3.1.
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Collecting source data and deriving products; performing quality control of products; disseminating, storing, and submitting data to archive
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String coralreefwatch at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2018-03-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2023-08-18T14:15:24Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2020-11-18T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2018-03-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultGraphQuery String hotspot%5B(last)%5D%5B(-89.975):(89.975)%5D%5B(-179.975):(179.975)%5D%26.draw=surface%26.vars=longitude%7Clatitude%7Chotspot%26.colorBar=CRW_hotspot%7C%7C%7C-6%7C5%7C%26.bgColor=0xffccccff
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POLYGON((-90.0 180.0, 90.0 180.0, 90.0 -180.0, -90.0 -180.0, -90.0 180.0))
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.049999999999999996
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.049999999999999996
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_epsg_code String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_inverse_flattening float 298.2572
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_semi_major_axis float 6378137.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String This is a product data file of the NOAA Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Product Suite Version 3.1 (v3.1) in its NetCDF Version 1.0 (v1.0).
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String Satellite_Daily_Global_5km_Coral_Bleaching_HotSpot
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String ATSR-1, ATSR-2, AATSR, AVHRR, AVHRR-2, AVHRR-3, VIIRS, GOES Imager, MTSAT Imager, MTSAT 2 Imager, AHI, ABI, SEVIRI, buoy - moored buoy, buoy - drifting buoy, buoy - TAO buoy, surface seawater intake
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_vocabulary String NOAA NODC Ocean Archive System Instruments
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 5km, array, bleaching, characteristics, coral, crw, daily, data, day, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Coral Bleaching Hotspot, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature, Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > Infrared Wavelengths > Thermal Infrared, engineering, environmental, flag, global, hotspot, information, infrared, mask, national, nesdis, noaa, ocean, oceans, pixel, program, quality, reef, satellite, sea, seawater, service, spectral, spectral/engineering, star, surface, temperature, thermal, time, watch, water, wavelengths
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data produced by Coral Reef Watch are available for use without restriction, but Coral Reef Watch relies on the ethics and integrity of the user to ensure that the source of the data and products is appropriately cited and credited. When using these data and products, credit and courtesy should be given to NOAA Coral Reef Watch. Please include the appropriate DOI associated with this dataset in the citation. For more information, visit the NOAA Coral Reef Watch website: Recommendations for citing and providing credit are provided at Users are referred to the footer section of the Coral Reef Watch website ( for disclaimers, policies, notices pertaining to the use of the data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.coralreefwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Ships, drifting buoys, moored buoys, TOGA-TAO buoy arrays, GOES-8 satellite, GOES-9 satellite, GOES-10 satellite, GOES-11 satellite, GOES-12 satellite, GOES-13 satellite, GOES-14 satellite, GOES-15 satellite, GOES-16 satellite, MTSAT-1R satellite, MTSAT-2 satellite, Himawari-8 satellite, Meteosat-8 satellite, Meteosat-9 satellite, Meteoset-10 satellite, Meteosat-11 satellite, Suomi NPP, MetOp-A satellite, MetOp-B satellite, NOAA-9 satellite, NOAA-11 satellite, NOAA-12 satellite, NOAA-14 satellite, NOAA-15 satellite, NOAA-16 satellite, NOAA-17 satellite, NOAA-18 satellite, NOAA-19 satellite.
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_vocabulary String NOAA NODC Ocean Archive System Platforms
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Derived from L4 satellite sea surface temperaure analysis
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 3.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String coralreefwatch at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Sea Surface Temperature v3.1 (CoralTemp v3.1)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 0.05 degrees
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v27
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This is a product of NOAA Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Product Suite
attribute NC_GLOBAL testOutOfDate String now-3days
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P1D
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2024-04-17T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P1D
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1985-01-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String NOAA Coral Reef Watch Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching HotSpot
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.975
dimension time   double nValues=14352, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1 day
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 4.734288E8, 1.7133552E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String reference time of the data
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=3600, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-0.049999999999999996
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.975, 89.975
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude comment String equirectangular projection and grid centers
attribute latitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 89.975
attribute latitude valid_min float -89.975
dimension longitude   float nValues=7200, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.049999999999999996
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.975, 179.975
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude comment String equirectangular projection and grid centers
attribute longitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 179.975
attribute longitude valid_min float -179.975
variable mask   ubyte time, latitude, longitude
attribute mask _FillValue ubyte 251
attribute mask colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute mask colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mask comment String A 2D array, in the same size as the data array in the X and Y directions, classifying land, missing, and ice pixels that are all flagged by the same missing_value (specified by the variable attribute _FillValue) in the data array(s), along with water (data) pixels.
attribute mask coverage_content_type String thematicClassification
attribute mask flag_meanings String valid-water land missing ice
attribute mask flag_values ubyte 0, 1, 2, 4
attribute mask ioos_category String Quality
attribute mask long_name String pixel characteristics flag array
attribute mask units String pixel_classification
variable hotspot   double time, latitude, longitude
attribute hotspot _FillValue double -327.68
attribute hotspot colorBarMaximum double 40.0
attribute hotspot colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute hotspot coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute hotspot ioos_category String Temperature
attribute hotspot long_name String coral bleaching hotspot
attribute hotspot units String degree_C
attribute hotspot valid_max double 15.0
attribute hotspot valid_min double -15.0

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