NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) Products List

In addition to being accessible from the left-hand navigation bar, NOAA CRW's decision support products for coral reef ecosystem management can be accessed from the tables and links below.

For more technical details about the daily global 5km satellite products, see Liu et al. 2017 and 2014, and Heron et al. 2016 and 2015.

Click here to access the new 5km methodology web page, detailing CRW's version 3.1 (v3.1) daily global 5km satellite coral bleaching heat stress monitoring products, climatologies, composites, animations, and data.

See recommended citations for CRW products and methodologies.


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Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Product Suite (v3.1):
Bleaching Alert Area (7-day max)
Bleaching alert status
O X X X X X    
Coral Bleaching HotSpot
Current heat stress (HotSpot)
O X X X X X    
Degree Heating Week
Accumulated heat stress (DHW)
O X X X X X    
SST (CoralTemp)
Sea Surface Temperature
O X X X X X    
SST Anomaly
Sea Surface Temperature anomalies
O X X X X X    
7-Day SST Trend
Sea Surface Temperature trend for last 7 days
O X X X X X    
Regional Virtual Stations
213 regional sites
E X     X   X X

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Other Products in Coral Reef Watch's DSS for Coral Reef Ecosystem Management:
Marine Heatwave Watch (v1.0)
Daily global 5km maps identifying areas of
prolonged anomalously high SST
E X X     X    
Coral Disease Outbreak Risk (v2)
Outbreak risk maps (Hawaii and Australia's Great Barrier Reef)
E X X          
Light Stress Damage (v0.7)
Light & temperature stress for corals
(Caribbean and Eastern Pacific)
E X X     X    
Ocean Color (v1.0)
Chlorophyll-a and Kd(490) monitoring at 750m
from VIIRS satellite (Hawaii and Puerto Rico)
E X X     X X  
Bleaching Outlook (probabilistic, v5)
Modeled future bleaching conditions
(4-month and weekly)
E X X X   X    
Thermal History (v2.1)
Historical thermal conditions (1985-2018)
E   X     X    
Larval Connectivity
Potential connectivity of larvae among reefs/atolls
(Hawaii/Johnston Atoll and Florida)
E   X     X    

Status:
O = Operational; stable product with up to 24/7 NOAA support
E = Experimental; product under evaluation, changes are possible


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