SeaWiFS Level 3 Global Mapped 9 KM Weekly Ocean Color Products
Entry ID: OBPG_SEAWIFS_L3_M9W_OC

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of satellite measurements of global ocean color data
obtained by the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS), in orbit on
the OrbView-2 (formerly SeaStar) platform. SeaWiFS ocean color products are
processed and distributed by the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG).
Processing details can be found at
http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/DOCS/SW_proc.html

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Description: Access SeaWiFS Level 3 Mapped Weekly Ocean Color Data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
OBPG_SEAWIFS_L3_MAPPED

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 9 km
Longitude Resolution: 9 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: Weekly
Temporal Resolution Range: Weekly - < Monthly
Access Constraints From the start of instrument operations through January 1, 1998, all SeaWiFS
data is free and available to the public. Following January 1, 1998, SeaWiFS
data for scientific research will ONLY be available to Authorized Users who
have registered with the SeaWiFS Project. Any individual scientist who will be
conducting research that employs SeaWiFS data must be a registered Authorized
User. A single Authorized User cannot obtain data to be used anonymously by
members of a research group; all of the members of the group must be Authorized
Users.
Use Constraints Publications of research results utilizing these data must acknowledge the
SeaWiFS Project and the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at the NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GENE CARL FELDMAN
Phone: (301) 286-9428
Fax: (301) 286-0268
Email: gene.c.feldman at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Data System Manager
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.8
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: HDF
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-04-11
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