USGS - science for a changing world
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Open-File Report 2011-1246

Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Moderate-Resolution Sea Surface Temperature Data and Seasonal Pattern Analysis for the Arctic Ocean Ecoregions

By Meredith C. Payne1, Deborah A. Reusser1, and Henry Lee II2

title page graphic showing ocean and plots of sea surface temperature

1U.S. Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Newport, OR 97365, USA, and Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

2Pacific Coastal Ecology Branch, Western Ecology Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Newport, OR 97365, USA


You may download a printer-friendly version of this report in PDF format (1 MB).

U.S. Department of the Interior
KEN SALAZAR, Secretary

U.S. Geological Survey
Marcia K. McNutt, Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2012


For more information on the USGS—the Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment—visit or call 1–888–ASK–USGS

For an overview of USGS information products, including maps, imagery, and publications,

To order this and other USGS information products, visit



Suggested citation:
Payne, M.C., Reusser, D.A., and Lee, Henry, II, 2012, Moderate-resolution sea surface temperature data and seasonal pattern analysis for the Arctic Ocean ecoregions: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1246, 20 p., available at


Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Although this report is in the public domain, permission must be secured from the individual copyright owners to reproduce any copyrighted material contained within this report.

To view files in PDF format, download a free copy of Adobe Reader.

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Page Contact Information: GS Pubs Web Contact
Page Last Modified: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 04:18:11 PM