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Satellite Images 'Quick Look' Archive

Use this form to search the IOS/Ocean Sciences Data Inventory for Satellite images (AVHRR and SeaWiFS) in your study area. This application will search our on-line INVENTORY of images and return URLs for 'QUICK LOOK' images, but WILL NOT return the actual data.
AVHRR
Before Nov 2002
There are 3 products for each scene (not calibrated):
1. Near Infrared-useful for detecting cloud cover (visi)
2. Suspended Sediments (susp)
3. Sea surface Temperature (ther)

Oct 2002 and after
There are 4 products for each scene:
1. Reflectivity-band 670-900 nm in % reflectance (albedo 2)
2. Albedo 1 - Albedo 2
3. Sea surface temperature-cloud masked (SST masked)
4.Sea surface temperature-raw (SST raw)
SeaWiFS
There are 5 products for each scene:
1. Water leaving radiance at 443 nm (L443)
2. Water leaving radiance at 490 nm (L490)
3. Water leaving radiance at 555 nm (L555)
4. Chlorophyll A derived product (chlo)
5. Diagnostic Flags (flag)

Internal users may use this application to view AVHRR and SeaWiFS  'quick look' images that are accessible by the DFO local and wide area networks to authorized users.
External users are welcome to search the inventory. If you find images that are of interest , have questions about the data or encounter problems with the application please contact Jim Gower at  IOS.

STEP 1: SELECT the AREA of Interest:
The satellite images have been rectified and re-sampled to a set of standard areas or regions. Select the area(s) of interest from this list box.

STEP 2: SELECT the SATELLITE(S) of Interest:
Select one or more satellites of interest.  Note that not all satellites may have been operational during the date range you select next.

STEP 3: ENTER the DATE RANGE for the data:
(format is yyyy/mm/dd)
from:  / /   to  / /

STEP 4: Restrict your selection to specific MONTHS:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

STEP 5: Press SUBMIT to GO!

Satellite Areas

Area Code Area Description North Boundary South Boundary West Boundary East Boundary
VI Vancouver Island 51.530 46.470 -129.856 -122.144
BS Beaufort Sea 75.449 68.551 -138.162 -115.838
QV between QC and VI 53.530 48.470 -133.019 -124.981
QC Queen Charlottes 55.530 50.470 -136.203 -127.797
BC all BC coast 55.599 46.401 -137.308 -122.692
OR Washington/Oregon coast 48.599 39.401 -135.394 -122.606
CA California coast 41.599 32.401 -130.759 -119.241
SF San Francisco area 39.530 34.470 -127.167 -120.833
BA Baja California 34.599 25.401 -124.311 -113.689
SE SE Alaska coast 61.599 52.401 -147.444 -130.556
AL Alaska off Cook Inlet 61.599 52.401 -159.444 -142.556
AS Alaska Stream 58.599 49.401 -167.825 -152.175
BG Bering Sea 66.599 57.401 -175.796 -156.204
WA Washington coast 49.530 44.470 -128.709 -121.291
CS Cobb Seamount to VI 50.530 45.470 -132.780 -125.220
AN area SW of Anchorage 61.530 56.470 -149.911 -140.089
CG Coronation Gulf 71.530 66.470 -119.058 -104.942
FR Georgia Strait, Fraser River plume 50.380 47.620 -126.103 -121.897
AB Lake Athabaska 60.380 57.620 -113.679 -108.321
LK Slave to Bear lake area for fires 65.759 60.241 -126.078 -113.922
MC McClintock channel 74.449 67.551 -108.595 -87.405
PB Point Barrow 75.449 68.551 -159.162 -136.838
NE NE Pacific 61.498 38.502 -157.887 -122.113
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