The NSF-supported research icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic disciplines. This data set consists of underway data from leg NBP1002 on the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer. This leg started at Punta Arenas, Chile and ended at Punta Arenas, Chile.
Horizontal Resolution Range:
1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution Range:
From the start of instrument operations through January 1, 1998, all SeaWiFS data is free and available to the public. Following January 1, 1998, SeaWiFS data for scientific research will ONLY be available to Authorized Users who have registered with the SeaWiFS Project. Any individual scientist who will be conducting research that employs SeaWiFS data must be a registered Authorized User. A single Authorized User cannot obtain data to be used anonymously by members of a research group; all of the members of the group must be Authorized Users.
Publications of research results utilizing these data must acknowledge the SeaWiFS Project and the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.