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Benefits of Ocean Observing Catalog (BOOC)

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Timestamp: 44823.3273319444 Email Address: merrie.neely@noaa.gov Name: Merrie Beth Neely Affiliation: Global Science and Technology, Inc. Program Office/Division: NESDIS/STAR/SOCD/NOAA CoastWatch Position Title: Research Scientist (contractor) Title of use case: Critical Use of NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Node Remote Sensing of Sea Ice for USCG mission planning Authors or Creators: Neely, M.B. and Lance, V. Affiliations of Authors or Creators: GST, Inc. (Neely) and NOAA Federal (Lance) Contributors: VanderWoude, A and Liu, S. Affiliation of Contributors: NOAA Federal (VanderWoude), CIGLR - University of Michigan (Liu) Description: USCG uses NOAA CoastWatch-supplied true-color imagery, the RADARSAT ice classification, and ice extent imagery when selecting their ice breaking route. This NOAA-supplied service is critical for the USCG and impacts the shipping traffic in the Great Lakes. Keywords: Great Lakes, sea ice, shipping, transport, commercial, remote sensing Start date of use case: 43647 End date of this use case: Is this use case ongoing? : Yes Use case URL : Data source URL: https://coastwatch.glerl.noaa.gov/ice.html Image: Ocean Region: Great Lakes Sea: Large Marine Ecosystem Area: Country: Other Geography: Format Type: Narrative description Data Type:Tabular Data, Data Service, GIS Raster, GIS Vector, REST API, Web Service Primary Use: Public Safety/Law Enforcement, Weather/Climate, Commercial Fishing, Commercial Shipping, Operations User Type: Government Professional, Industry Professional Data Type: Physical, Geospatial, Safety Ocean Observing System (OOS) Variable: Sea ice, Sea surface ice, Ocean color Information Type: In situ data, Remote sense data, Model output Other Format Data: Published Date: Publisher Name: Publisher City: Publisher State : Publisher Country: Publisher/Distributor URL: Publication URL: DOI: Industries which benefit: National Defense and Public Safety Benefits to ecosystems: Ecosystem Services: Regulation and Maintenance Services, Fisheries (commercial or recreational Ecosystem Regulation and Maintenance Services: Cultural Ecosystem Services: Are benefits documented?: Are the benefits documented by: Are the benefits quantified?: Unknown/Don't Know Are the quantified benefits reported as monetary values?: Other Benefits: Tabular Data, Data Service, GIS Raster, GIS Vector, REST API, Web Service

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