Dataset: Chlorophyll-a, Aqua MODIS, OSU DB, West US/3-day
Data format: netCDF
Data type: GRID
Naming Authority: gov.noaa.pfel.coastwatch
Summary: NOAA CoastWatch distributes chlorophyll-a concentration data from NASA's Aqua satellite. Measurements are gathered by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) carried aboard the spacecraft. Data is received from the satellite and processed to level 2 by the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences (COAS).
Rights: The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, CoastWatch, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.