EUR-L2P-AVHRR_METOP_A_1

PODAAC-GHAMT-2PE01

Version 1
  • Abstract
    The European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) is producing SST products in near realtime from Metop/AVHRR. Global AVHRR level 1b data are acquired at Meteo-France/Centre de Meteorologie Spatiale (CMS) through the EUMETSAT/EUMETCAST system. SST is retrieved from the AVHRR infrared channels (3.7, 10.8 and 12.0 m) using a multispectral algorithm. Atmospheric profiles of water vapor and temperature from a numerical weather prediction model, together with a radiative transfer model, are used to correct the multispectral algorithm for regional and seasonal biases due to changing atmospheric conditions. This product is delivered at full resolution in satellite projection as metagranule corresponding to 3 minutes of acquisition. The product format is compliant with the GHRSST Data Specification (GDS) version 2.

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    Data Dates
    Creation
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    Processing Level

    2P

    Quality
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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Temperature
    • Sea Surface Temperature
    • Skin Sea Surface Temperature

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Platforms
  • SPACECRAFT
    METOP-A
    Instruments
    • AVHRR-3

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

Data Centers

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  • EUMETSAT
    PROCESSOR

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  • PO.DAAC
    ARCHIVER

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  • Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer, Center d'Exploitation e
    ARCHIVER
    Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer, Center d'Exploitation et de Recherche Satellitaire

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  • European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
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Data Contacts

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  • Jean-Francois Piolle
    Technical Contact
    Jean-Francois Piolle

    Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer, Center d'Exploitation e

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  • Guenole Guevel
    Investigator
    Guenole Guevel

    European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

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