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Satellite data provided by CoastWatch comes in the form of binary product files. After data selection, you may download data files for use with one of the CoastWatch software packages, use the web page online preview, or convert data to other data formats.
Access to CoastWatch satellite data is free and unrestricted.
Can't find what you're looking for? Daily passes more than a few months old are archived at the Comprehensive Large Array Stewardship System (CLASS). In order to access CLASS you will need a username and password. Please see their site for registration information.
New CoastWatch West Coast Data Browser Released - click here to check it out.
OLD Visual Catalog: Look through the most recent CoastWatch AVHRR satellite data passes using a catalog of color images. This feature is no longer activiely supported, but has been moved to a new server by popular demand Database Query: REPAIRS UNDERWAY Due to popular demand, we are working on a database query engine that will work with the new file formats.
High Resolution Composites: REPAIRS UNDERWAY View monthly and mid-monthly SST composites at 1.1 km resolution for the CoastWatch regions through March 2005. Updates to follow soon. Low Resolution Composites: REPAIRS UNDERWAY View monthly and mid-monthly composites for the 5.0 and 2.5 km resolution CoastWatch regions through March 2005. Updates to follow soon.
NEW Processed Data FTP site: Browse the CoastWatch data archive manually by navigating through a directory tree of satellite passes. Data are in the new CoastWatch HDF format and are available for most of the traditional coastwatch regions. NEW! Live Access Server: Browse and extract oceanic information with a flexible Live Access Server developed in collaboration with the NOAA Fisheries SWFSC-ERD as a demonstration project of NOAA OceanWatch. Data includes sea surface temperature, ocean color, ocean surface height and ocean surface wind vectors.

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