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GHRSST Level 2P Global Bulk Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the MetOp-A satellite produced by NAVO

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Abstract: A global Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2P dataset based on multi-channel sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals generated in real-time from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the European Meteorological Operational-A (MetOp-A; launched 19 Oct 2006) ) satellite produced and used operationally in oceanographic analyses and forecasts by the ... View entire text
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Description: Data may be directly downloaded from the NODC via the THREDDS (Thematic Real-time Environmental Distributed Data Services) server at the URL listed in this metadata record. For more information see the NODC GHRSST project web site: URL:
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -70.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Naval Oceanographic Office
Dataset Title: METOP-A AVHRR GAC L2P swath SST data set
Dataset Series Name: METOP-A AVHRR GAC MCSST
Dataset Release Date: 2007-09-26
Dataset Release Place: Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
Dataset Publisher: Naval Oceanographic Office
Version: 1.0
Other Citation Details: Production of L2P data is sponsored partly by the NOPP
Online Resource: none
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-26
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Twice daily (nominally)
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Originating Center
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: at
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Phone: (301) 713-3272 x133
Fax: FAX: (301) 713-3300
Email: Kenneth.Casey at
Contact Address:
NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center SSMC3, 4th Floor, Room 4853, Route: E/OC1 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: U.S.A.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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