Pathfinder And Coast Watch Derived SST In Relation To NOAA Buoy Data October-November 1997

Date

Buoy #

Satid

PassID

SST °C (PF)

SST °C (CW)

Buoy Temp. °C

Buoy-SST (PF or CW)

10/16/97

46002

12

9729414

14.50

13.56

-0.94

10/17/97

46005

12

9729014

16.45

14.89

-1.56

10/17/97

46005

14

9728721

18.80

19.00

18.61

-0.19

11/18/97

46011

12

9730215

19.80

17.39

-2.41

10/16/97

46011

12

9729215

15.30

13.67

-1.63

10/15/97

46011

12

9728701

14.10

12.78

-1.32

11/24/97

46011

12

9732801

18.10

17.39

-0.71

10/16/97

46011

12

9731802

16.20

15.60

-0.60

11/17/97

46011

12

9732202

19.40

19.10

-0.30

10/16/97

46011

14

9729922

17.87

17.90

17.11

-0.76

10/15/97

46011

14

9729822

16.26

16.39

15.60

-0.66

10/15/97

46011

14

9728911

16.37

17.10

17.17

0.80

11/17/97

46014

12

9728901

19.30

18.28

-1.02

11/14/97

46014

12

9728801

18.60

18.17

-0.43

10/14/97

46014

14

9728521

12.99

13.00

12.28

-0.71

10/14/97

46014

14

9730022

18.34

18.30

18.00

-0.34

10/12/97

46022

14

9729711

11.60

11.40

10.89

-0.71

10/14/97

46022

14

9730022

14.53

14.50

14.00

-0.53

10/24/97

46022

14

9728721

20.86

21.00

20.50

-0.36

10/16/97

46023

12

9729014

15.80

14.28

-1.52

10/29/97

46023

12

9728915

17.70

16.39

-1.31

11/18/97

46023

12

9731814

20.70

19.50

-1.20

10/15/97

46023

12

9729002

14.00

12.89

-1.11

10/16/97

46023

12

9728701

15.40

14.67

-0.73

10/30/97

46023

12

9728901

17.90

17.17

-0.73

11/24/97

46023

12

9732801

18.10

17.50

-0.60

11/17/97

46023

12

9732801

19.50

19.00

-0.50

10/16/97

46023

14

9729711

16.89

17.00

16.28

-0.61

10/15/97

46023

14

9728721

16.34

16.00

15.78

-0.57

10/15/97

46023

14

9728722

16.17

16.20

15.78

-0.39

10/14/97

46023

14

9728721

14.61

15.28

14.28

-0.33

10/27/97

46026

12

9728801

17.50

15.89

-1.61

10/16/97

46026

12

9729002

15.10

13.61

-1.49

11/17/97

46026

12

9728915

19.30

18.28

-1.02

11/14/97

46026

12

9728915

18.50

17.89

-0.61

10/14/97

46026

14

9730022

20.36

20.40

19.67

-0.69

10/16/97

46026

14

9728721

17.49

17.50

17.11

-0.38

10/15/97

46026

14

9728911

16.20

16.90

16.28

0.08

10/14/97

46026

14

9728911

13.73

14.70

14.28

0.54

10/14/97

46026

14

9729711

13.03

13.00

13.67

0.63

10/21/97

46029

12

9728901

16.80

15.00

-1.80

10/16/97

46029

12

9728701

14.60

13.28

-1.32

10/19/97

46029

12

9732115

16.60

15.60

-1.00

10/17/97

46029

12

9728801

16.50

15.78

-0.72

10/24/97

46029

14

9729922

20.83

20.70

19.78

-1.06

10/19/97

46029

14

9729922

19.36

19.20

18.67

-0.69

10/19/97

46029

14

9729822

19.00

18.40

18.40

-0.60

10/21/97

46029

14

9729421

20.32

20.60

20.17

-0.16

10/12/97

46030

14

9729711

12.54

12.30

11.67

-0.88

10/14/97

46030

14

9730022

16.19

16.10

15.61

-0.58

10/16/97

46036

12

9729315

14.50

13.17

-1.33

11/18/97

46042

12

9730215

19.60

17.50

-2.10

11/17/97

46042

12

9732115

19.30

17.60

-1.70

10/15/97

46042

12

9729201

14.10

12.61

-1.49

10/16/97

46042

12

9728901

15.40

14.39

-1.01

11/14/97

46042

12

9732202

18.40

17.50

-0.90

10/14/97

46042

14

9728521

13.66

13.50

12.78

-0.88

10/16/97

46042

14

9728722

17.31

17.40

16.61

-0.70

10/14/97

46042

14

9729421

13.93

14.00

13.89

-0.04

10/15/97

46042

14

9728911

16.21

16.70

16.67

0.46

11/18/97

46045

12

9732115

21.00

19.10

-1.90

10/15/97

46045

12

9728701

14.10

12.50

-1.60

11/14/97

46045

12

9732202

18.80

18.00

-0.80

11/24/97

46045

12

9731802

18.30

17.60

-0.70

10/27/97

46045

12

9728901

17.60

17.17

-0.43

10/16/97

46045

12

9732115

15.90

15.70

-0.20

11/17/97

46045

12

9728801

19.60

19.67

0.07

10/30/97

46045

12

9732202

18.00

18.10

0.10

10/17/97

46045

14

9728722

18.90

18.90

18.17

-0.73

10/21/97

46045

14

9729822

20.60

20.30

19.90

-0.70

10/14/97

46045

14

9728722

14.70

14.90

14.39

-0.31

10/16/97

46045

14

9728911

17.91

18.30

18.17

0.26

10/15/97

46045

14

9728722

16.56

16.80

17.28

0.72

10/27/97

46059

12

9728915

17.10

17.11

0.01

10/16/97

46062

12

9728701

15.60

14.39

-1.21

11/18/97

46062

12

9730315

20.20

19.00

-1.20

10/29/97

46062

12

9728915

17.70

16.67

-1.03

10/15/97

46062

12

9728901

13.00

12.28

-0.72

10/16/97

46062

12

9729201

15.30

14.78

-0.52

11/14/97

46062

12

9732115

18.60

18.11

-0.49

11/24/97

46062

12

9732801

18.10

17.89

-0.21

10/15/97

46062

14

9729922

16.27

16.10

15.11

-1.16

10/15/97

46062

14

9729822

14.72

14.50

13.60

-1.12

10/14/97

46062

14

9729711

14.59

14.30

13.61

-0.98

10/16/97

46062

14

9729822

17.27

17.20

16.50

-0.77

11/14/97

46132

12

9730315

18.80

17.89

-0.91

10/20/97

46132

12

9728801

16.80

16.61

-0.19

10/19/97

46204

12

9728901

16.70

15.56

-1.14

10/17/97

46204

12

9728901

16.30

15.50

-0.80

10/19/97

46204

14

9729922

19.34

19.30

18.17

-1.18

10/17/97

46206

12

9731802

16.60

15.70

-0.90

10/17/97

46206

14

9728911

18.80

19.10

19.00

0.20
NOAA 12 - CoastWatch Statistics By Buoy Number

Buoy

Average

Standard Deviation

Number of

Number

Buoy SST-CW SST

Buoy SST-PF SST

Samples

46002

-0.94

N/A

1.0

46004

0.0

46005

-1.56

N/A

1.0

46011

-1.16

0.78

6.0

46014

-0.73

0.42

2.0

46022

0.0

46023

-0.96

0.37

8.0

46026

-1.18

0.46

4.0

46028

0.0

46029

-1.21

0.46

4.0

46030

0.0

46036

-1.33

N/A

1.0

46042

-1.44

0.50

5.0

46045

-0.68

0.74

8.0

46054

0.0

46059

0.01

N/A

1.0

46062

-0.77

0.39

7.0

46132

-0.55

0.51

2.0

46184

0.0

46204

-0.97

0.24

2.0

46206

-0.90

N/A

1.0
Samples in which Buoy-CW was greater than 0.71 or less than -2.65

46207

0.0
are not included in above graph ( 3 standard deviations)
NOAA12 CoastWatch Overall Statistics

Average Difference, Buoy SST - CW SST

-0.97

Standard Deviation of Buoy SST - CW SST

0.56

 

 

 

NOAA 14 - Pathfinder Statistics By Buoy Number

Buoy

Average

Standard Deviation

Number of

Number

Buoy SST-PF SST

Buoy SST-PF SST

Samples

46002

0.0

46004

0.0

46005

-0.19

N/A

1.0

46011

-0.20

0.87

3.0

46014

-0.53

0.26

2.0

46022

-0.53

0.18

3.0

46023

-0.47

0.13

4.0

46026

0.04

0.57

5.0

46028

0.0

46029

-0.62

0.37

4.0

46030

-0.73

0.21

2.0

46036

0.0

46042

-0.29

0.61

4.0

46045

-0.15

0.63

5.0

46054

0.0

46059

0.0

46062

-1.00

0.18

4.0

46132

0.0

46184

0.0

46204

-1.18

N/A

1.0

46206

0.20

N/A

1.0
Samples in which Buoy-PF was greater than 1.18 or less than -2.00

46207

0.0
are not include in above graph ( 3 standard deviations)

Average Difference, Buoy SST - PF SST

-0.41

Standard Deviation of Buoy SST - PF SST

0.53