EUR-L4UHRfnd-MED-ODYSSEA_1

PODAAC-GHMOY-4FE01

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  • Abstract
    A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 4 sea surface temperature analysis produced daily on an operational basis at Ifremer/CERSAT (France) using optimal interpolation (OI) on a regional 0.02 degree grid. It provides a daily cloud-free field of foundation sea surface temperature at approximately 2 km resolution (0.02 degree) for the Mediterranean Sea. It is generated by merging microwave and infrared satellite sea surface temperature observations including those from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), the Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR), the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI), the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS (AMSRE), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Microwave Imager (TMI) and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Imager. The satellite SST observations are intercalibrated using the AATSR sensor as a reference (previously re-calibrated using all available in situ data). The development of the global real-time sea surface temperature at Ifremer/CERSAT is supported by European Commission initially in the frame of MERSEA project. This dataset supersedes the original Level 4 product for this region: GHRSST Level 4 EUR Mediterranean Sea Regional Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis.

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    4

    Quality
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    Not Provided

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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Temperature
    • Sea Surface Temperature
    • Foundation Sea Surface Temperature (SSTfnd)

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Platforms
  • SPACECRAFT
    NOAA-16
    Instruments
    • AVHRR-3
  • SPACECRAFT
    NOAA-17
    Instruments
    • AVHRR-3
  • SPACECRAFT
    NOAA-18
    Instruments
    • AVHRR-3
  • SPACECRAFT
    MSG
    Instruments
    • SEVIRI
  • SPACECRAFT
    TRMM
    Instruments
    • TMI
  • SPACECRAFT
    AQUA
    Instruments
    • AMSR-E
  • spacecraft
    ENVISAT
    Instruments
    • AATSR

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Spatial Information Fields:

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
Location Keywords
    • OCEAN
    • ATLANTIC OCEAN
    • NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
    • MEDITERRANEAN SEA

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  • IFREMER
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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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  • 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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  • Emmanuelle
    Technical Contact
    Emmanuelle Autret

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

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  • Jean-Francois
    Technical Contact
    Jean-Francois Piolle

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

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