The Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) Ancillary Products
Entry ID: OBPG_AUCILLARY

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Summary
Abstract: The Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) ancillary products include the
following:

-METOZ: National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Meteorological
(MET) and EP-TOMS/TOVS Ozone (OZONE) ancillary data used for L1-L2 processing
(updated every 4 hours). The files are organized by year and day (YYYY/DDD)
-OISST: NOAA Optimum Interpolation (OI) Sea Surface Temperature. These files
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: SeaWIFS
Dataset Title: SeaWiFS Ancillary Meteorological Data
Online Resource: http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-07-27
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Publications of research results utilizing these data must acknowledge the
Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,
Greenbelt, MD, USA.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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, ASCII
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Publications/References
The OI.v2 analysis is described in: Reynolds, R. W., N. A. Rayner, T. M.
Smith, D. C. Stokes and W. Wang, 2002: An improved in situ and satellite SST
analysis for climate. J. Climate, 15, 1609-1625.

The paper is available in Adobe Acrobat in the directory:
ftp://ftpprd.ncep.noaa.gov/pub/cmb/sst/papers/oiv2pap/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-25
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