OrbView-2 Sea-Viewing WIde Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) Photosynthetically Available Radiation (PAR) Global Binned Data

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

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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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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References

https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/SeaWiFS/L3BIN/
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/seawifs
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/par
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/OrbView-2/SeaWiFS/L3B/PAR/2018
https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl

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Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Created Date August 9, 2018
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
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Related Documents https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/SeaWiFS/L3BIN/, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/seawifs, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/atbd/par, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/reprocessing, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/10.5067/OrbView-2/SeaWiFS/L3B/PAR/2018, https://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/forum/oceancolor/forum_show.pl
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