AVHRR_SST_METOP_B_GLB-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0_1

PODAAC-GHGMB-3CO02

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  • Abstract
    A global Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 3 Collated (L3C) dataset derived from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the European Meteorological Operational-B (MetOp-B) platform (launched 17 Sep 2012). 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 real time 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 micrometer) using a multispectral algorithm. Atmospheric profiles of water vapor and temperature from a numerical weather prediction model, together with a radiatiave transfer model, are used to correct the multispectral algorithm for regional and seasonal biases due to changing atmospheric conditions. This global L3C product is derived from full resolution AVHRR l1b data that are re-mapped onto a 0.05 degree grid twice daily. The product format is compliant with the GHRSST Data Specification (GDS) version 2.

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    Data Dates
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    Processing Level

    3C

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    Science Keywords
    • Earth Science
    • Oceans
    • Ocean Temperature
    • Sea Surface Temperature
    • Subskin Sea Surface Temperature

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Platforms
  • SPACECRAFT
    MetOp-B
    Instruments
    • AVHRR-3

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

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  • EUMETSAT
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  • PO.DAAC
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  • European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
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  • Meteorologie Spatiale
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    • +33 2 96 05 67 52
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Data Contacts

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  • Guenole
    Technical Contact
    Guenole Guevel

    European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

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  • Pierre
    Technical Contact
    Pierre LeBorgne

    Meteorologie Spatiale

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