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 data       graph  M    files  public SST and SST Anomaly, NOAA Global Coral Bleaching Monitoring, 5km, V.3.1, Monthly, 1985-
Present, Lon0360
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=2,netcdf=4.6.2,hdf5=1.10.4
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String NOAA Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL comment String This is a product of NOAA Coral Reef Watch Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Product Suite Version 3.1, derived from CoralTemp v1.0.
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String NOAA Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_role String Collecting source data and deriving products; performing quality control of products; disseminating, storing, and submitting data to archive.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String coralreefwatch at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2018-03-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2019-01-19T20:32:23Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2018-09-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2018-03-01T12:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 359.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POLYGON((-90.0 180.0, 90.0 180.0, 90.0 -180.0, -90.0 -180.0, -90.0 180.0))
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 359.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.025
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_epsg_code String EPSG:32663
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_inverse_flattening float 298.2572
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_name String latitude_longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL grid_mapping_semi_major_axis float 6378137.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Wed Feb 24 09:55:34 2021: ncrename -d lon,longitude -d lat,latitude -v lon,longitude -v lat,latitude -v sea surface temperature anomaly,sea_surface_temperature_anomaly /cwdata/coralreef/work/
Monthly data files for mean sea surface temperature (SST) and sea surface temperature anomaly (SST anomaly) were downloaded from Monthly files were created that contain both SST and SST anomaly data, and a mask of earth surface classifications.
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String Satellite_Global_5km_CoralTemp_SST_SSTA_Monthly_Mean_Composite
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument String ATSR-1, ATSR-2, AATSR, AVHRR, AVHRR-2, AVHRR-3, VIIRS, GOES Imager, MTSAT Imager, MTSAT 2 Imager, AHI, ABI, SEVIRI, buoy - moored buoy, buoy - drifting buoy, buoy - TAO buoy, surface seawater intake
attribute NC_GLOBAL instrument_vocabulary String NOAA NODC Ocean Archive System Instruments
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 5km, analysed, anomaly, array, characteristics, coral, crw, data, earth, Earth Science > Land Surface > Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature, Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > Infrared Wavelengths > Thermal Infrared, engineering, environmental, flag, global, information, infrared, land, latitude, longitude, mask, mean, month, monthly, national, nesdis, noaa, ocean, oceans, pixel, program, quality, reef, satellite, science, sea, sea_surface_temperature, sea_surface_temperature_anomaly, seawater, service, spectral, spectral/engineering, sst, star, surface, surface_temperature_anomaly, temperature, thermal, time, v.3.1, watch, water, wavelengths
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data produced by Coral Reef Watch are available for use without restriction, but Coral Reef Watch relies on the ethics and integrity of the user to ensure that the source of the data and products is appropriately cited and credited. When using these data and products, credit and courtesy should be given to NOAA Coral Reef Watch. Please include the appropriate DOI associated with this dataset in the citation. For more information, visit the NOAA Coral Reef Watch website: Recommendations for citing and providing credit are provided at Users are referred to the footer section of the Coral Reef Watch website ( for disclaimers, policies, notices pertaining to the use of the data.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_link String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.coralreefwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL NCO String "4.6.3"
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Ships, drifting buoys, moored buoys, TOGA-TAO buoy arrays, GOES-8 satellite, GOES-9 satellite, GOES-10 satellite, GOES-11 satellite, GOES-12 satellite, GOES-13 satellite, GOES-14 satellite, GOES-15 satellite, GOES-16 satellite, MTSAT-1R satellite, MTSAT-2 satellite, Himawari-8 satellite, Meteosat-8 satellite, Meteosat-9 satellite, Meteoset-10 satellite, Meteosat-11 satellite, Suomi NPP, MetOp-A satellite, MetOp-B satellite, NOAA-9 satellite, NOAA-11 satellite, NOAA-12 satellite, NOAA-14 satellite, NOAA-15 satellite, NOAA-16 satellite, NOAA-17 satellite, NOAA-18 satellite, NOAA-19 satellite.
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_vocabulary String NOAA NODC Ocean Archive System Platforms
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String Derived from L4 satellite sea surface temperature analysis
attribute NC_GLOBAL product_version String 3.1
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String NOAA Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL project String NOAA Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD, CoastWatch West Coast Node
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String, (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String and (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Coral Reef Watch CoralTemp v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.975
attribute NC_GLOBAL spatial_resolution String 0.05 degree
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v27
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This is a product of NOAA Coral Reef Watch Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Monitoring Product Suite, derived from CoralTemp v1.0.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String P1M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2021-01-16T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String P1M
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1985-01-16T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String SST and SST Anomaly, NOAA Global Coral Bleaching Monitoring, 5km, V.3.1, Monthly, 1985-Present, Lon0360
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.025
dimension time   double nValues=433, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 30m 0s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 4.746816E8, 1.6107552E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String reference time of the last day of the composite temporal coverage
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=3600, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=-0.049999999999999996
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.975, 89.975
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude comment String equirectangular projection and grid centers
attribute latitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 89.975
attribute latitude valid_min float -89.975
dimension longitude   float nValues=7200, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.05000000000000001
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.025, 359.975
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude comment String equirectangular projection and grid centers
attribute longitude coverage_content_type String coordinate
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 179.975
attribute longitude valid_min float -179.975
variable sea_surface_temperature   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sea_surface_temperature _FillValue float -327.68
attribute sea_surface_temperature colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sea_surface_temperature ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature long_name String analysed sea surface temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature standard_name String sea_surface_temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature units String degree_C
attribute sea_surface_temperature valid_max float 50.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature valid_min float -2.0
variable mask   byte time, latitude, longitude
attribute mask _FillValue byte 127
attribute mask colorBarMaximum double 5.0
attribute mask colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute mask comment String A 2D array, in the same size as the data array in the X and Y directions, the classifies land, ice pixels, and water (data) pixels
attribute mask coverage_content_type String thematicClassification
attribute mask flag_meanings String valid-water land missing ice
attribute mask flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 4
attribute mask ioos_category String Quality
attribute mask long_name String Pixel characteristics flag array
attribute mask units String pixel_classification
variable sea_surface_temperature_anomaly   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly _FillValue float -327.68
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly colorBarMaximum double 3.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly colorBarMinimum double -3.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly long_name String sea surface temperature anomaly
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly standard_name String surface_temperature_anomaly
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly units String degree_C
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly valid_max float 15.0
attribute sea_surface_temperature_anomaly valid_min float -15.0

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