GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) Imager on the GOES-15 satellite (GDS version 2) for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172429)

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) support weather forecasting, severe storm tracking, meteorology and oceanography research. Generally there are several GOES satellites in geosynchronous orbit at any one time viewing different earth locations including the GOES-15 launched 4 March 2010. The radiometer aboard the satellite, The GOES N-P Imager, is a five channel (one visible, four infrared) imaging radiometer designed to sense radiant and solar reflected energy from sampled areas of the earth. The multi-element spectral channels simultaneously sweep east-west and west-east along a north-to-south path by means of a two-axis mirror scan system retuning telemetry in 10-bit precision. For this Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) dataset, skin sea surface temperature (SST) measurements are calculated from the far IR channels of GOES-15 at full resolution on a half hourly basis. In native satellite projection, vertically adjacent pixels are averaged and read out at every pixel. L2P datasets including Single Sensor Error Statistics (SSES) are then derived following the GHRSST Data Processing Specification (GDS) version 2.0. The full disk image is subsetted into granules representing distinct northern and southern regions.
  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) Imager on the GOES-15 satellite (GDS version 2) for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172429). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2018-02-14 to 2018-02-14
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 71.03327
S: -44.02927
E: -60.27054
W: 147.6483
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  • GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) Imager on the GOES-15 satellite (GDS versions 1 and 2)
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  • Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.nodc:GHRSST-GOES15-OSPO-L2P
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2018-04-13
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
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Purpose Basic research
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  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) Imager on the GOES-15 satellite (GDS version 2) for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172429). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA ICE > ICE EXTENT
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD > Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • NASA/JPL/PODAAC > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • GOES-15 > Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 15
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • GOES-13 Imager
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • GHRSST > Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
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  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) Imager on the GOES-15 satellite (GDS version 2) for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172429). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2018-04-13T04:26:25 - NCEI Accession 0172429 v1.1 was published.
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  • GOES Imager
Platform
  • GOES-15
Last Modified: 2018-04-13T05:00:47
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