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Scripts for converting projected coordinates added

Submitted by pwadmin on Thu, 11/19/2020 - 15:11

Two new R scripts that demonstrate converting to and from polar projections are now available in the PolarWatch Code Gallery. Thank you to Doug Kinsey and Randy Cutter from NOAA SWFSC for contributing and sharing their code samples. These scripts access satellite and in-situ data from the PolarWatch ERDDAP and demonstrate transforming the coordinates using R spatial dataframes.

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Oceans Stakeholder Workshop, November 17 - 20, 2020

Submitted by pwadmin on Sun, 10/11/2020 - 16:15

Calling all CoastWatch Users! All data product users are encouraged to attend an Oceans Stakeholder Workshop, November 17 - 20, 2020. It is a chance for stakeholders to voice their needs in a high-profile gathering with NESDIS management. Commercial users are invited, along with NOAA users and outside NOAA organizations of all kinds.

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News and Events

Scripts for converting projected coordinates added
Nov 19, 2020

Two new R scripts that demonstrate converting to and from polar projections are now available in the PolarWatch Code Gallery. Thank you to Doug Kinsey and Randy Cutter from NOAA SWFSC for contributing and sharing their code samples. These scripts access satellite and in-situ data from the PolarWatch ERDDAP and demonstrate transforming the coordinates using R spatial dataframes.

View in Code Gallery

OSI-SAF Sea Ice Product Now Available
Oct 23, 2020

The EUMETSAT OSI-SAF Sea Ice Concentration product for the Arctic and Antarctic is available in the PolarWatch Portal. Previously we hosted a subset of this dataset, now the full extent of data are available.

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Oceans Stakeholder Workshop, November 17 - 20, 2020
Oct 11, 2020

Calling all CoastWatch Users! All data product users are encouraged to attend an Oceans Stakeholder Workshop, November 17 - 20, 2020. It is a chance for stakeholders to voice their needs in a high-profile gathering with NESDIS management. Commercial users are invited, along with NOAA users and outside NOAA organizations of all kinds.

More information and registration

New Features added to PolarWatch Catalog
Aug 5, 2020

The PolarWatch Catalog has been updated to offer a new list view that makes it easier to compare datasets and provides streamlined access to the data.

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Update - ICESAT-2 Hackweek
Apr 7, 2020

Applications for a virtual ICESat-2 Hackweek will be accepted until April 10. Virtual tutorials will be provided in May with a 2-3 day hack event the week of June 15, 2020.

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