1998 Animations of Coral Bleaching Hotspots from NOAA/NESDIS
Entry ID: NOAA_BLEACH98

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Summary
Abstract: The year of 1998 was a difficult time for the worlds coral reefs, with
abnormally warm sea surface temperatures (SST's) causing widespread
coral bleaching. The animations and images on this page show the
differences between the climatological maximum monthly mean SST
(i.e. the expected summer-time maximum) and the satellite-derived
NOAA/NESDIS night time SST fields. When the night time SST field ... View entire text
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Description: NOAA/NESDIS 1998 Coral Bleaching HotSpots
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-17
Stop Date: 1998-09-08
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-03-06
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