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Monitoring Coral Reefs

NOAA Coral Reef Watch’s thermal stress monitoring product suite

NOAA Coral Reef Watch’s (CRW) next generation high resolution bleaching thermal stress monitoring product suite comprises 5 products. Beginning with Sea Surface Temperature from NOAA NESDIS, several processing steps lead to the final Bleaching Alert Areas product.

Global data from Gang Liu at NOAA (via Liane Guild at AMES) for Oceans 2014


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Science Paper:
Liu, G.; Heron, S.F.; Eakin, C.M.; Muller-Karger, F.E.; Vega-Rodriguez, M.; Guild, L.S.; De La Cour, J.L.; Geiger, E.F.; Skirving, W.J.; Burgess, T.F.R.; Strong, A.E.; Harris, A.; Maturi, E.; Ignatov, A.; Sapper, J.; Li, J.; Lynds, S. Reef-Scale Thermal Stress Monitoring of Coral Ecosystems: New 5-km Global Products from NOAA Coral Reef Watch. Remote Sens. 2014, 6, 11579-11606.

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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version