GHRSST Level 2P sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on Metop satellites (currently Metop-B) (GDS V2) produced by OSI SAF for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172430)

A global 1 km Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2P dataset based on multi-channel sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals generated in real-time from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the European Meteorological Operational-B (MetOp-B) satellite (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 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.
  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on Metop satellites (currently Metop-B) (GDS V2) produced by OSI SAF for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172430). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2018-02-14 to 2018-02-14
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 89.994
S: -89.992
E: 180
W: -180
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  • GHRSST Level 2P sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on Metop satellites (currently Metop-B) (GDS V2) produced by OSI SAF (GDS version 2)
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  • Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.nodc:GHRSST-AVHRR_SST_METOP_B-OSISAF-L2P
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2018-04-13
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
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Purpose Basic research
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on Metop satellites (currently Metop-B) (GDS V2) produced by OSI SAF for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172430). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SEA ICE > ICE EXTENT
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • NASA/JPL/PODAAC > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • METOP-B > Meteorological Operational Satellite - B
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • AVHRR-3 > Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer-3
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • GHRSST > Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Armstrong, E. M.; US NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory > Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (2018). GHRSST Level 2P sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on Metop satellites (currently Metop-B) (GDS V2) produced by OSI SAF for 2018-02-14 (NCEI Accession 0172430). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2018-04-13T04:29:31 - NCEI Accession 0172430 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • AVHRR-3
Platform
  • MetOp-B
Last Modified: 2018-04-13T05:03:53
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