Distance to Nearest Coastline: 0.01-Degree Grid

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

A global data set of distances from the nearest coastline. Negative distances represent locations over land (including land-locked bodies of water), while positive distances represent the ocean. NASA's Ocean Color Group generated this data set using the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) software package. Distances were computed with GMT using its intermediate-resolution coastline and then gridded globally at a spatial resolution of 0.04 degrees. Bilinear interpolation was then applied to increase the spatial resolution to 0.01 degrees. There is an uncertainty of up to 1 km in the computed distance at any given point.

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Metadata Date November 5, 2019
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 19, 2012 (creation), March 19, 2012 (issued), March 19, 2012 (revision)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 5, 2019
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 19, 2012 (creation), March 19, 2012 (issued), March 19, 2012 (revision)
Responsible Party NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Ocean Color Group (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid dist2coast_1deg
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Bbox East Long 179.99001
Bbox North Lat 90.0
Bbox South Lat -89.99
Bbox West Long -180.0
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Graphic Preview File http://pacioos.org/metadata/browse/dist2coast_1deg.png
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Data Service Type THREDDS OPeNDAP
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2009-06-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2009-06-01T00:00:00Z

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