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SST, Pathfinder Ver 5.2 (L3C), Day and Night, Global, 0.0417°, 1981-2006, Science Quality (8 Day Composite), Lon0360

Metadata Updated: June 10, 2023

This dataset contains sea surface temperature (SST) data produced as part of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Pathfinder SST Project, created using Version 5.2 of the Pathfinder algorithm and the dataset. Multi-day composites and composites of day and night datasets were generated by the Environmental Research Division (NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/ERD).

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Metadata Date September 1, 2022
Metadata Created Date July 16, 2021
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 17, 2017 (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 16, 2021
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 17, 2017 (creation)
Responsible Party NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid erdPH2ssta8day_Lon0360
Access Constraints
Bbox East Long 180.0
Bbox North Lat 89.97918
Bbox South Lat -89.97916
Bbox West Long -180.0
Coupled Resource [{"title": [], "href": ["#DataIdentification"], "uuid": []}, {"title": [], "href": ["#DataIdentification"], "uuid": []}, {"title": [], "href": ["#DataIdentification"], "uuid": []}]
Frequency Of Update
Harvest Object Id 5d0f81ab-9101-4662-8f9e-6f1ba5b854c5
Harvest Source Id 817069b7-5f4e-4664-9e6b-615af3dfcf2d
Harvest Source Title Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory
Lineage 2014-02-11 The entire Pathfinder Version 5.2 dataset (daily daytime and nighttime files) was downloaded from to NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD. 2017-03-17 Data from daytime and nighttime Pathfinder Version 5.2 L3-Collated files for each day were averaged, pixel-by-pixel, to create a daily file that contains mean daily values. 2017-03-17 Multi-day composites were created by averaging, pixel by pixel, data from the daily files.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-180.0, -89.97916], [180.0, -89.97916], [180.0, 89.97918], [-180.0, 89.97918], [-180.0, -89.97916]]]}
Spatial Data Service Type ERDDAP griddap
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1981-11-04T00:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2006-08-01T00:00:00Z

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