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The 500-km SST Field and Accumulation Files from the NOAA TIROS/NSatellite Series
Entry ID: OSDPD0035_44

Abstract: The 500-km SST field file consists of a specific set of information pertaining
to global latitude and longitude intersections. The 5-degree resolution file,
or 500-km field file, is an average of the 100-km field file covering 180W
through 175E longitude and 70S to 70N latitude.

The 500-km SST field file is stored on disk as a direct access file accessed by
the Direct Access I/O (DAIO) subroutine ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: -70.0   E: 175.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Data Center
Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-457-5120
Email: John.Sapper at
Contact Address:
E/SP, RM 1069, FB45200 Auth Road
City: Suitland
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-06-07