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Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data

United States. Dept. of Energy.

Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data

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Published by Dept. of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean temperature,
  • Ocean thermal power plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF. M. Vukovich ... [et al.], Research Triangle Institute
    SeriesORO ; 5444-1
    ContributionsVukovich, Fred M, Research Triangle Institute
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17964828M

    FY Annual Report: In Situ and Satellite Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Observations and Analyses Page 2 of 9 In Situ and Satellite Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Observations and Analyses. Huai-Min Zhang. NOAA National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC. Table of Contents. 1. Monthly Climatological Sea Surface Temperature. This map shows an animation of monthly climatological sea surface temperature (in °C) through the course of the year based on Reynolds and Smith OISST Version 2 data using the base period. Monthly Sea Surface Temperature. This map displays monthly sea surface temperatures for the globe. Monthly sea surface temperatures are from the Reynolds and Smith OISST version 2 sea surface temperature dataset. Shading indicates the monthly average sea surface temperature in . Sea Surface Temperatures. Latest Sea Surface Temperature image. Other SST Resources. Latest Sea Surface Temperature image – no map version. Image resolution change. On June 5th , the SST images available on this page were updated to use higher resolution data. These images are derived using data from the National Center for Environmental.


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Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data by United States. Dept. of Energy. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data: final report. [Fred M Vukovich; B W Crissman; M Bushnell; W J King; Research Triangle Institute.; United States.

Department of Energy.] -- The primary purpose of this research was to perform an analysis of the constancy of the sea-surface temperature in candidate locations. This study was undertaken to quantify selected aspects of cold fronts as they penetrate southward into the Gulf of Mexico region.

A need arises to statistically define the nature of these cold fronts since the Department of Energy's Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) program is geared for. This archive covers two high resolution Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data book surface temperature (SST) analysis products developed using an optimum interpolation (OI) technique.

The analyses have a spatial grid resolution of degree and temporal resolution of 1 h Year: Ships and buoys have been recording sea surface temperatures, among many other parameters, for well over a hundred years.

Through international cooperation and sharing of data between nations, these data are compiled to make a global database of sea surface temperatures with a period of record going back to the middle of the 19th century.

ANRVMA ARI 13 November Sea Surface Temperature Variability: Patterns and Mechanisms Clara Deser,1 Michael A. Alexander,2 Shang-Ping Xie,3 and Adam S. Phillips1 1Climate Analysis Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado ; email: [email protected], [email protected] (SST is defined as the skin temperature of the ocean surface water.) Operational Products.

CoastWatch sea surface temperatures are derived from a set of multi-channel atmospherically corrected algorithms using brightness temperatures from channels 3, 4 and 5, albedo information from channels 1 and 2 and satellite and solar zenith angles.

Satellite infrared data and in situ data were used to study eddies off the east coast of Florida. The surface thermal manifestation of the eddies identified in the infrared data were alternating cold and warm tongues, conforming to the cyclonic spin-off eddies observed by Lee (); however, the.

Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data. Ocean optical data from potential OTEC sites in the Gulf of Mexico. Technical memo.

Sea Surface Temperature (SST) is a measure of the energy due to the motion of molecules at the top layer of the ocean. Depending on the sensor, spaceborne measurements give us an unprecedented global measurement of sea surface temperatures every few days to a week.

Temperatures are measured from approximately 10 µm below the surface (infrared. Hadley Centre Sea Ice and Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data book Surface Temperature data set (HadISST) 10 March A detailed analysis of HadISST has identified Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data book number of problems, some of which might limit the utility of the dataset for certain scientific applications, particularly where high resolution SST data or spatial gradients of SST are required.

Thanks to Dudley Chelton and Craig Risien for bringing this to our. An update to a set of widely used ocean temperature data is now available from NOAA’s NCEI. Along with the public release, an article describing the 5th version of the Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSSTv5) dataset has been published in the Journal of Climate.

The new ERSST incorporates more comprehensive ocean surface temperature data collected since the last Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data book.

Sea surface temperature (SST) data sets are an essential resource for monitoring and understanding climate variability and climate change. By surface area, SSTs are the dominant (~71%) input into merged global land-ocean surface temperature data products.

Historically, SST. Sea Surface Temperature. Florida Current. North Mid-Atlantic Bight. New York Bight (Ft) New York Bight (M) Southern New England.

Mid-Atlantic Bight. Hudson Canyon Zoom. #N#Chlorophyll Concentration. North Mid-Atlantic Bight. New York Bight (M) #N#MODIS-AQUA Absorption Products (APS) New York Bight (M) #N#De-clouded Sea Surface Temperatures. The Copernicus Marine Service has released a new ocean information product.

The Ocean Monitoring Indicators (OMIs) are free downloadable datasets which cover the past 25 years of key variables used in monitoring oceanic trends in line with climate change, including ocean warming, sea level rise and melting of sea ice.

This free and open ocean information allows users to track the vital. Sea surface temperature (SST) data sets are an essential resource for monitoring and understanding climate variability and climate change. By surface area, SSTs are the dominant (~71%) input into merged global land-ocean surface temperature data products.

Historically, SST measurments. Sea-surface temperature variability analysis of potential OTEC sites utilizing satellite data / ([Washington]: Dept. of Energy ; Springfield, Va.: for sale by the National Technical Information Service, i.e. ), by United States. Dept. of Energy, Fred M Vukovich, and Research Triangle Institute (page images at HathiTrust).

When i extract data, result values are all the same. All values are e+36 repeatedly. But when i use ArcGIS to extract same data, the values are like28,79, Objective analysis reveals two dominant statistical modes of interannual variability of Red Sea SST: a whole‐sea mode described by general warm or cool anomalies throughout the Red Sea (∼60% of total variance), and a meridional gradient mode of opposing SST anomalies in the northern and southern Red Sea (∼20% of total variance).Cited by: 5.

Spatial mean value evolution, long-term mean pattern, and seasonal as well as interannual variability of sea surface temperature (SST) in Eastern Marginal Seas of China (EMSC) are reanalyzed based on thirty years’ NOAA optimum interpolation (OI) 1/4 degrees’ daily SST data.

Temporal evolution of the spatial mean value shows a very marked annual cycle and a weak warming tendency (&# Cited by: 2. The AVHRR sensor has a spectral resolution of 5 channels in the visible and infrared spectrum. The spatial resolution of the data is 1km.

The raw satellite data is processed to sea surface temperature using the Multi-channel Sea Surface Temperature (MCSST) algorithm using SeaSpace Terascan software. Patterns of sea surface temperature (SST) variability on interannual and longer timescales result from a combination of atmospheric and oceanic processes.

These SST anomaly patterns may be due to intrinsic modes of atmospheric circulation variability that imprint themselves upon the SST field mainly via surface energy fluxes. Examples include SST fluctuations in the Southern Ocean associated Cited by: NCEI receives and archives meteorological data from ships at sea, moored and drifting buoys, coastal stations, rigs, and platforms.

The temporal frequency of the observations range from sub-hourly to six-hourly synoptic and are global in spatial coverage. Global Marine Data (Data available beginning January 1, and ending J ).

Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (2) Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature Datasets (88) Gridded Climate Variables for Model Intercomparison (5). The monthly evolution of the SST (Fig. 3a) shows thermal amplitude around 3 °C with a minimum (~ 14 °C) in February/March, and amplitude around 5 °C with a maximum (~ 23 °C) in contrast to SST, the upwelling indices, Q x and Q y, show a low seasonal effect (Fig.

3b, c). A high presence of outliers is observed for almost all the months and so, a comparison was established using Cited by:   This high-resolution sea surface temperature (SST) analysis product was developed using an optimum interpolation (OI) technique.

The SST analysis has a spatial grid resolution of (1/4) degree and temporal resolution of 1 by: 2. Technical Documentation: Sea Surface Temperature 2 ERSST.v4 is based on a large set of temperature measurements dating back to the s.

This data set is called the International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS), and it is compiled and maintained by NOAA. A time series of 23 Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) band 6 thermal infrared images over the period – is used to quantify variability of sea surface temperature (SST) along the central coast of Maine, a morphologically complex region of bays, estuaries, and by: The NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) twice-weekly global 50km Sea Surface Temperature (SST) product shows the nighttime ocean temperature, at the surface, from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensor on NOAA's polar-orbiting satellites.

The SST scale goes from -2 to 34 degrees C. Spatial resolution of the product is one-half. Ocean maps and data. Ocean observations underpin marine weather forecasting and detection of global climate change. The Bureau's network of observing systems provide a range of marine and ocean information which allows the public, marine communities and marine-dependent industries to make informed decisions.

Year Published: Moderate-resolution sea surface temperature data and seasonal pattern analysis for the Arctic Ocean ecoregions. Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important environmental characteristic in determining the suitability and sustainability of habitats for marine organisms.

temperature – in oceanography this is of the sea surface (SST) – in meteorology temperature profiles through the atmosphere can be derived (also humidity profiles, and trace gas concentrations) – for land studies land surface temperature (LST) and some information about land cover • Measurements have to be well-calibrated.

The Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) high-resolution sea surface temperature pilot project provides a new generation of global high-resolution.

• Based on the historical record, increases in sea surface temperature have largely occurred over two key periods: between andand from about to the present. Sea surface temperature appears to have cooled between and (see Figure 1).

The mooring measurements provided information on wind speed, SST and air temperature. In order to apply equations (), we used the mooring data supplemented by Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) marine surface climatology. Measured winds and air temperature were used without correcting the measurement height to 10 m.

The Short-wave SST Algorithm makes use of MODIS bands 22 and 23 at and um. The brightness temperatures are derived from the observed radiances by inversion (in log space) of the radiance versus blackbody temperature relationship.

For l2gen, these relationships were precomputed for the spectral response of each MODIS channel, and the. Coastal sea surface temperature variability from Landsat infrared data Andrew Thomas*, Deirdre Byrne, Ryan Weatherbee even for Landsat scenes more than 10 years old and over data points to most regressions.

Analysis of the TM scenes by year–day delivers temporal resolution sufficient for. Empirical orthogonal function (EOF) analysis [Davis, ] of the surface dynamic height time series derived from the moored temperature measurements using a latitude dependent temperature-salinity relation captured this equatorially symmetric variability in.

Global Ocean m depth-averaged Temperature. Depth of 20 deg C isotherm. Sequences of Subsurface Ocean Temperature. 4-month sequence of m depth-averaged temperature anomalies.

4-month sequence of Pacific Ocean Equatorial temperature anomaly. The ATSR has to date been flown on three satellite missions: ATSR-1 on the European Space Agency (ESA) Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS)-1 (–95), ATSR-2 on ERS-2 (–present), and the (A)ATSR on Envisat (–present).

Each instrument has three infrared channels centered in the atmospheric windows at, and 12 μm plus channels in the visible/near-infrared part of the Cited by: examined. The Satellite-Derived Sea Surface Temperature Workshops were initiated to address these issues. Infrared sensors, using visible channels for cloud detection, were the.

first to measure SST remotely from space. Successive improvements to these. sensors since the early 19File Size: 8MB. Products Pdf does GHRSST offer?. GHRSST can supply Pdf Surface Temperature (SST) data in satellite swath coordinates (L2P), gridded data (L3), and gap-free gridded products (L4).

L2P data products provide satellite SST observations together with a measure of uncertainty for each observation in a common GHRSST netCDF format. Auxiliary fields are also provided for each pixel as dynamic .The average sea surface temperatures over a long period of time are called a sea surface temperature "climatology." An area's climatology acts a baseline for deciding whether and how much the climate is changing.

To make a climatology data set, you average measurements collected over a .The Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Satellite Remote Sensing Sub-Facility in ebook collaborative effort with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology produce high-resolution satellite sea surface temperature (SST) products over the Australian and Southern Ocean regions, designed to suit a range of operational and research applications.