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Chlorophyll-a, Orbview-2 SeaWiFS, R2014.0, 0.1°, Global, 1997-2010 (1 Day Composite) DEPRECATED, Lon0360

Metadata Updated: June 10, 2023


NASA GSFC Ocean Color Web distributes science-quality chlorophyll-a concentration data from the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) on the Orbview-2 satellite. This version is the 2014.0 Reprocessing (R2014.0).

The SeaWiFS instrument was launched by Orbital Sciences Corporation on the OrbView-2 (a.k.a. SeaStar) satellite in August 1997, and collected data from September 1997 until the end of mission in December 2010. SeaWiFS had 8 spectral bands from 412 to 865 nm. It collected global data at 4 km resolution, and local data (limited onboard storage and direct broadcast) at 1 km. The mission and sensor were optimized for ocean color measurements, with a local noon (descending) equator crossing time orbit, fore-and-aft tilt capability, full dynamic range, and low polarization sensitivity.

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Metadata Date September 1, 2022
Metadata Created Date July 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 1, 2015 (creation)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 1, 2022
Metadata Created Date July 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) October 1, 2015 (creation)
Responsible Party NASA/GSFC/OBPG (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid erdSW1chla1day_Lon0360
Access Constraints
Bbox East Long 180.0
Bbox North Lat 89.95834
Bbox South Lat -89.95834
Bbox West Long -180.0
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Frequency Of Update
Harvest Object Id e6342407-dde8-4239-834f-3a801b1f0293
Harvest Source Id 817069b7-5f4e-4664-9e6b-615af3dfcf2d
Harvest Source Title Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory
Lineage smigen
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-180.0, -89.95834], [180.0, -89.95834], [180.0, 89.95834], [-180.0, 89.95834], [-180.0, -89.95834]]]}
Spatial Data Service Type ERDDAP griddap
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1997-09-04T12:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2010-12-11T12:00:00Z

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