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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1251

Moderate-Resolution Sea Surface Temperature Data for the Nearshore North Pacific

Acronyms and Abbreviations

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ArcGIS – ESRI's GIS software

AVHRR – Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer

ESRI – Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

GIS – Geographical Information System

GSHHS – Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline

HDF – Hierarchical Data Format

IPCC –Intergovernmental Panel on Climage Change

IR – Infrared

JPL – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

MEOW – Marine Ecoregions of the World

MGET – Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NIS – Nonindigenous species

NOAA – National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

NODC – National Oceanographic Data Center

PFSST V5x – Pathfinder Sea Surface Temperature version 5.x

PO.DAAC – Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center

SDS – Scientific Data Set

SST – Sea surface temperature

WGS 84 – World Geodetic System, 1984


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