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SeaWifs Ocean Colour Data
Entry ID: seawifs


Summary
Abstract: From the SeaWifs NASA website:

The purpose of the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) Project is to provide quantitative data on global ocean bio-optical properties to the Earth science community. Subtle changes in ocean colour signify various types and quantities of marine phytoplankton (microscopic marine plants), the knowledge of which has both scientific and practical ... View entire text
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Description: The SeaWiFS Project home page - NASA
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-04
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SATELLITES Ancillary Description
Quality Resolution of the data varies depending on the type of data requested. Under normal circumstances, the DAAC (Distributed Active Archive Centre) receives processed SeaWiFS data products about 14 days after satellite data acquisition, depending on the level of processing required. In addition to the new data, all of the data from the beginning of the mission is maintained.
Access Constraints Access to SeaWiFS data are restricted to SeaWiFS Authorized Research Users strictly for research and educational use only. Authorized User status is obtained by registering with the SeaWiFS Project, NOT by registering with the DAAC. For instructions, go to the SeaWiFS User and Ground Station Check List.

Researchers with the Australian Antarctic Division can use the technical contact to access the data.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).


SeaWiFS data are for research and educational use only.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Fees: free (from NASA)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18


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