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Forecast products and associated satellite imagery from the Gulf of Mexico created by the NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System (HAB-OFS) from 2004-01-12 to 2021-07-23

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This collection contains inputs to, and outputs from the NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System (HAB-OFS) for the Gulf of Mexico in the form of documents, processed satellite imagery in HDF4 format, image files, and Geographic Information System (GIS) files, beginning on 2004-01-12 and ending on 2021-07-23. The HAB-OFS was operated by the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) to produce forecast bulletins for harmful algal blooms (HABs) of Karenia brevis (red tide) in the Gulf of Mexico. The bulletins contain an analysis of ocean color satellite imagery, field observations, models, public health reports and buoy data and forecasts of potential HAB transport, intensification and associated respiratory irritation based on the analysis of information from data providers. The bulletins are issued twice weekly during an active HAB and once weekly during a non-HAB period to a list of subscribers. Each year, NCEI creates a new accession containing the data collected during the previous 12 months.
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (2017). Forecast products and associated satellite imagery from the Gulf of Mexico created by the NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System (HAB-OFS) from 2004-01-12 to 2021-07-23. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/NOS-HABOFS-GoMex. Accessed [date].
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Distribution Formats
  • HDF (Version: 4)
  • PDF (Version: 1.7)
  • PNG (Version: 10)
  • Shapefile (Version: 1.2)
  • GeoTIFF (Version: 1.0)
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Distributor NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
ncei.info@noaa.gov
Time Period 2004-01-12 to 2021-07-23
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.928
S: 17
E: -77.86
W: -100.14
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Gulf of Mexico Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast
    • Website
      Conditions Reports and Bulletins
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-02-16
  • revision: 2021-08-06
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To assist Harmful Algal Bloom mitigation through early detection and forecasting.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (2017). Forecast products and associated satellite imagery from the Gulf of Mexico created by the NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System (HAB-OFS) from 2004-01-12 to 2021-07-23. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/NOS-HABOFS-GoMex. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
Resource Providers
Publishers
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords HAB Submitter Keywords
  • Karenia brevis
  • chlorophyll anomaly
  • red tide
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords ICES/SeaDataNet Ship Codes
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords HAB Region Names
  • East Florida
  • Northwest Florida to Louisiana
  • Southwest Florida
  • Texas
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (2017). Forecast products and associated satellite imagery from the Gulf of Mexico created by the NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System (HAB-OFS) from 2004-01-12 to 2021-07-23. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/NOS-HABOFS-GoMex. Accessed [date].
Access Constraints
  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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  • In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
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Processing Steps
  • 2017-02-16T14:27:08Z - NCEI Accession 0160331 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-22T23:06:15Z - NCEI Accession 0161018 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-23T14:51:29Z - NCEI Accession 0161063 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-24T23:05:41Z - NCEI Accession 0161136 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-25T22:03:10Z - NCEI Accession 0161142 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-25T22:50:14Z - NCEI Accession 0161144 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-26T18:57:21Z - NCEI Accession 0161154 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-27T16:55:17Z - NCEI Accession 0161173 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-02-28T01:49:52Z - NCEI Accession 0161179 v1.1 was published.
  • 2017-03-01T00:59:10Z - NCEI Accession 0161223 v1.1 was published.
  • 2018-04-17T11:23:23Z - NCEI Accession 0161018 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2018-04-19T02:50:11Z - NCEI Accession 0172614 v1.1 was published.
  • 2018-04-20T04:04:20Z - NCEI Accession 0160331 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2019-01-03T20:59:48Z - NCEI Accession 0161063 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2019-01-07T21:22:55Z - NCEI Accession 0161136 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2019-01-08T21:55:28Z - NCEI Accession 0161142 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2019-01-09T21:51:55Z - NCEI Accession 0161144 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-01-17T16:30:40Z - NCEI Accession 0208456 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T07:02:59Z - NCEI Accession 0161018 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T14:18:25Z - NCEI Accession 0208634 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T14:51:42Z - NCEI Accession 0208635 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T15:00:41Z - NCEI Accession 0208636 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T16:17:57Z - NCEI Accession 0160331 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T19:16:19Z - NCEI Accession 0161063 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-23T23:19:24Z - NCEI Accession 0161136 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-26T21:42:59Z - NCEI Accession 0161142 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-26T22:45:52Z - NCEI Accession 0161018 was revised and v4.4 was published.
  • 2020-01-27T16:05:37Z - NCEI Accession 0161144 was revised and v3.3 was published.
  • 2020-01-27T20:18:00Z - NCEI Accession 0161136 was revised and v4.4 was published.
  • 2020-01-30T18:03:34Z - NCEI Accession 0161154 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-02-07T19:12:52Z - NCEI Accession 0209048 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-02-08T03:12:19Z - NCEI Accession 0172614 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-02-09T17:31:04Z - NCEI Accession 0161223 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-02-10T02:17:10Z - NCEI Accession 0161173 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-02-10T23:15:38Z - NCEI Accession 0161179 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2020-03-19T14:17:52Z - NCEI Accession 0208456 was revised and v2.2 was published.
  • 2021-07-10T13:08:05Z - NCEI Accession 0239047 v1.1 was published.
  • 2021-08-06T19:13:28Z - NCEI Accession 0239883 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • MERIS
  • MODIS
  • SeaWiFS
  • VIIRS
Platform
  • Aqua
  • Envisat
  • OrbView-2
  • Suomi NPP
  • Terra
Last Modified: 2021-10-16T01:40:23Z
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