SEVIRI_SST-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0_1

PODAAC-GHSEV-3CO01

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  • Abstract
    A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) dataset for the Eastern Atlantic Region from the Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) on the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-3) satellites (launched 5 July 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 MSG/SEVIRI. SEVIRI level 1.5 data are acquired at Meteo-France/Centre de Meteorologie Spatiale (CMS) through the EUMETSAT/EUMETCAST system. SST is retrieved from the SEVIRI infrared channels (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. Every 15 minutes slot is processed at full satellite resolution. The operational products are then produced by remapping over a 0.05 degree regular grid (60S-60N and 60W-60E) SST fields obtained by aggregating all 15 minute SST data available in one hour time, and the priority being given to the value the closest in time to the product nominal hour. 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-A
    Instruments
    • SEVIRI

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN CARTESIAN
Location Keywords
    • OTHER
    • Mid-Atlantic to East Indian Ocean - Baltic Sea to below Africa

Data Centers

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  • EUMETSAT
    PROCESSOR

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  • PO.DAAC
    ARCHIVER

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  • European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
    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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Data Contacts

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  • Guenole
    Technical Contact
    Guenole Guevel

    European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

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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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