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NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)

Technical Reports

2015

NESDIS 146 - Report for Dedicated JPSS VIIRS Ocean Color Calibration/Validation Cruise

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NESDIS 145 - Climatology Development for NOAA Coral Reef Watch’s 5-km Product Suite

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NESDIS 144 - Regional Surface Climate Conditions in CMIP3 and CMIP5 for the United States: Differences, Similarities, and Implications for the U.S. National Climate Assessment

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2013

NESDIS 143 - NOAA Coral Reef Watch 50 km Satellite Sea Surface Temperature-Based Decision Support System for Coral Bleaching Management

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NESDIS 142-1 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 1. Climate of the Northeast U.S.

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NESDIS 142-2 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 2. Climate of the Southeast U.S.

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NESDIS 142-3 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 3. Climate of the Midwest U.S.

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NESDIS 142-4 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 4. Climate of the U.S. Great Plains

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NESDIS 142-5 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 5. Climate of the Southwest U.S.

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NESDIS 142-6 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 6. Climate of the Northwest U.S.

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NESDIS 142-7 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 7. Climate of Alaska

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NESDIS 142-8 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 8. Climate of Pacific Islands

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NESDIS 142-9 - Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 9. Climate of the Contiguous U.S.

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2012 

NESDIS 142 - Product Development Plan for the Next Generation of Satellite Remote Sensing Products for NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Management Activities

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2011

NESDIS 141 - The GOES-15 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations.

Donald W. Hillger and Timothy J. Schmit, November 2011.

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NESDIS 132 - Assessing Errors in Altimetric and Other Bathymetry Grids.

Karen M. Marks and Walter H.F. Smith, January 2011. 

Report

 

2010

NESDIS 131 - The GOES-14 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations.

Donald W. Hillger and Timothy J. Schmit, August 2010. 

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2008

NESDIS 128 - Influence of the ozone and water vapor on the GOES Aerosol and Smoke Product (GASP) Retrieval.

Hai Zhang, Raymond Hoff, Kevin McCann, Pubu Ciren, Shobha Kondragunta, and Ana Prados, May 2008. 

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2007

NESDIS 125 - The GOES-13 Science Test: Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations.

Donald W. Hillger, Timothy J. Schmit, September 2007. 

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NESDIS 124 - Calibration of the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A for NOAA-N.

Tsan Mo, September 2007. 

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NESDIS 123 - Comparing Two Sets of Noisy Measurements.

Lawrence E. Flynn, April 2007. 

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2006

NESDIS 122 - JCSDA Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM).

Yong Han, Paul van Delst, Quanhua Liu, Fuzhong Weng, Banghua Yan, Russ Treadon, and John Derber, August 2006. 

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NESDIS 121 - Calibration of the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A Radiometer for METOP-A.

Tsan Mo, August 2006. 

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2005

NESDIS 117 - Building Profile Plankton Databases for Climate and Ecosystem Research.

Sydney Levitus, Satoshi Sato, Catherine Maillard, Nick Mikhailov, Pat Cadwell, Harry Dooley, June 2005. 

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2003

NESDIS 115 - Imager and Sounder Radiance and Product Validations for the GOES-12 Science Test.

Donald W. Hillger, Timothy J. Schmit, and Jamie M. Daniels, September 2003. 

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2001

NESDIS 102 - NOAA Operational Sounding Products From Advanced-TOVS Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites.

Anthony L. Reale, August 2001. 

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NESDIS 101 - Evolution of the Weather Satellite Program in the U.S. Department of Commerce A Brief Outline.

P. Krishna Rao, July 2001. 

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2000

NESDIS 98 - NOAA-L and NOAA-M AMSU-A Antenna Pattern Corrections.

Tsan Mo, August 2000. 

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1994

NESDIS 82 - An Introduction to the GOES I-M Imager and Sounder Instruments and the GVAR Retransmission Format.

Raymond J. Komajda, October 1994. 

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NESDIS 81 - Quality Control and Processing of Historical Oceanographic Temperature, Salinity, and Oxygen Data.

Timothy Boyer and Sydney Levitus, August 1994. 

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NESDIS 79 - Quality Control and Processing of Historical Oceanographic Nutrient Data.

Margarita E. Conkright, Timothy P. Boyer, and Sydney Levitus, April 1994. 

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NESDIS 78 - Post-Launch Calibration of the Visible and Near Infrared Channels of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer on NOAA-7, -9, and -11 Spacecraft.

C.R. Nagaraja Rao and Jianhua Chen, August 1994. 

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NESDIS 77 - NOAA Polar Satellite Calibration: A System Description.

Cecil A. Paris, February 1994. 

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1993

NESDIS 70 - Degradation of the Visible and Near-Infrared Channels of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer on the NOAA-9 Spacecraft: Assessment and Recommendations for Correction. 

C.R. Nagaraja Rao, Jianhua Chen, F.W. Staylor, P. Abel, Y.J. Kaufman, E. Vermote, W.R. Rossow, and C. Brest, June 1993. 

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NESDIS 69 - Nonlinearity Corrections for the Thermal Infrared Channels of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer: Assessment and Recommendations.

C.R. Nagaraja Rao, J.T. Sullivan, C.C. Walton, J.W. Brown, and R.H. Evans, June 1993. 

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NESDIS 64 - Adjustment of Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder Data to a Vertical View.

David Q. Wark, March 1993. 

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1990

NESDIS 55 - Report of the Workshop on Radiometric Calibration of Satellite Sensors of Reflected Solar Radiation, March 27-28, 1990, Camp Springs, Maryland.

Peter Abel, July 1990. 

Report

 

1988

NESDIS 32 - Precipitation Detection with Satellite Microwave Data.

Yang Chenggang and Andrew Timchalk, June 1988. 

Report

 

1987

NESDIS 36 - Pre-Launch Calibration of Channels 1 and 2 of the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer.

C.R. Nagaraja Rao, October 1987. 

Report

NESDIS 27 - Estimation of Broadband Planetary Albedo from Operational Narrowband Satellite Measurements. 

James E. Wydick, Paul A. Davis, and Arnold Gruber, April 1987. 

Report

 

1984

NESDIS 9 - The NESDIS-SEL Lear Aircraft Instruments and Data Recording System.

Gilbert F. Smith, June 1984. 

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1983

NESDIS 3 - Determination of the Planetary Radiation Budget from TIROS-N Satellites. 

Arnold Gruber, Irwin Ruff, and Charles Earnest, August 1983. 

Report

Technical Memorandum Series:

The Technical Memorandum series provides an informal medium for the distribution of information and quick dissemination of results not appropriate, or not yet ready for formal publication in the standard journals.  The work is used to report on work in progress, to describe technical procedures and practices, or to report to a limited audience.

2011

NESDIS NGDC-50 - Digital Elevation Models of Panama City, Florida: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

C.J. Amante, M.R. Love, L.A. Taylor, and B.W. Eakins, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-49 - Digital Elevation Model of New Orleans, Louisiana: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

M.R. Love, C. J. Amante, L.A. Taylor, and B.W. Eakins, August 2011. 

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NESDIS NGDC-48 - Digital Elevation Model of Atka, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

D.Z. Friday, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, P.R. Grothe, and E. Lim, August 2011. 

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NESDIS NGDC-48 - Digital Elevation Model of Atka, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

D.Z. Friday, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, P.R. Grothe, and E. Lim, August 2011. 

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NESDIS NGDC-47 - Digital Elevation Model of Nikolski, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

E. Lim, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, P.R. Grothe, and D.Z. Friday, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-46 - Digital Elevation Models of Cordova, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

R.J. Caldwell, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, P.R. Grothe, E. Lim, and D.Z. Friday, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-45 - Digital Elevation Models of Santa Monica, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

P.R. Grothe, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, E. Lim, and D.Z. Friday, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-44 - Digital Elevation Models of Mobile, Alabama: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

C.J. Amante, M.R. Love, L.A. Taylor, and B.W. Eakins, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-43 - Digital Elevation Model of Southern, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

E. Lim, B.W. Eakins, and R. Wigley, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-42 - Digital Elevation Model of Akutan, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

E. Lim, R.J. Caldwell, and B.W. Eakins, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-41 - Digital Elevation Model of Yakutat, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

R.J. Caldwell, B.W. Eakins, E. Lim, August 2011.

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NESDIS NGDC-40 - Digital Elevation Model of Prince William Sound, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

R.J. Caldwell, B.W. Eakins, E. Lim, August 2011.

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2009

NESDIS NGDC-31 - Digital Elevation Model of Adak, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, P.R. Medley, and E. Lim, April 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-30 - Digital Elevation Model of Portland, Maine: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

E. Lim, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, and P.R. Medley, March 2009. 

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NESDIS NGDC-29 - Digital Elevation Models of Santa Barbara, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, , R.R. Warnken, E. Lim, and P.R. Medley, March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-28 - Digital Elevation Models of Chignik, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

P.R. Medley, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, and E. Lim, March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-27 - Digital Elevation Models of Craig, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

E. Lim, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, and P.R. Grothe, March 2009. 

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NESDIS NGDC-26 - Digital Elevation Model of Nantucket, Massachusetts: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

B.W. Eakins, L.A. Taylor, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, E. Lim, and P.R. Medley,  March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-25 - Digital Elevation Model of Oregon Central Coast: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, E. Lim, and P.R. Grothe,  March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-24 - ETOPO1 1 Arc-Minute Global Relief Model: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

C. Amante and B.W. Eakins, March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-23 - Digital Elevation Model of King Cove, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, T. Sazonova, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, and D.C. Schoolcraft, March 2009.

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NESDIS NGDC-22 - Digital Elevation Model of Astoria, Oregon: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, and R.R. Warnken, March 2009. 

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NESDIS NGDC-21 - Digital Elevation Model of Port Orford, Oregon: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

K.S. Carignan, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, March 2009.

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2008

NESDIS NGDC-15 - Digital Elevation Model of Kawaihae, Hawaii: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-14 - Digital Elevation Model of La Push, Washington: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-13 - Digital Elevation Model of Puerto Rico: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-12 - Digital Elevation Model of Galveston, Texas: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-11 - Digital Elevation Model of Corpus Christi, Texas: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-10 - Digital Elevation Model of Lahaina, Hawaii: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, K.S. Carignan, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, January 2008.    Report

NESDIS NGDC-5 - Digital Elevation Models of Sand Point, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, D.C. Schoolcraft, and G.F. Sharman, January 2008. Report

NESDIS NGDC-4 - Digital Elevation Model of Dutch Harbor, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, D.C. Schoolcraft, T. Sazonova, and G.F. Sharman, January 2008. Report

NESDIS NGDC-3 - Digital Elevation Model of Port San Luis, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, D.C. Schoolcraft, and G.F. Sharman, January 2008. Report

NESDIS NGDC-2 - Digital Elevation Model of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.W. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, D.C. Schoolcraft, and G.F. Sharman, January 2008.  Report

NESDIS NGDC-1 - Digital Elevation Model of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis.

L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, K.S. Carignan, G.F. Sharman, D.C. Schoolcraft, and P.W. Sloss, January 2008.    Report

 

1990

NESDIS 30 - Instability Bursts Associated with Extratropical Cyclone Systems (ECSs) and a Forecast Index of 3-12 Hour Heavy Precipitation.

Roderick A. Scofield, July 1990. Report

 

1985

NESDIS AISC-2 - Comparison of Boundary Layer Winds from NWS LFM Output and Instrumented Buoys.

Robert W. Reeves and Peter J. Pytlowany, May 1985. Report