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Open-File Report 2011-1246

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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

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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


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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


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