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GHRSST Level 2P Western Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Multifunctional Transport Satellite 2 (MTSAT-2) - OSDPD-L2P-MTSAT2

Abstract: Multi-functional Transport Satellites (MTSAT) are a series of geostationary weather satellites operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). MTSAT carries an aeronautical mission to assist air navigation, plus a meteorological mission to provide imagery over the Asia-Pacific region for the hemisphere centered on 140 East. The meteorological mission includes an imager giving nominal hourly ... 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: 79.0   S: -80.0   E: -134.0   W: 64.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD
Dataset Title: Sea Surface Temperature, 80E-180E and 55S-55N, at 0.05 degree resolution from MTSAT-1R Imager Sectors every 1.0 hour
Dataset Series Name: Sea Surface Temperature produced by NOAA/NESDIS
Dataset Release Date: 2009-08-11
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD (USA)
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NESDIS
Version: 4
Other Citation Details: These data are produced by NOAA/NESDIS funded by NESDIS Office of System Development
Online Resource: none
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-09-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 60 minutes
MTSAT 2 Imager
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: 2017-08-23