GHRSST Level 4 MW_OI Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature analysis version 5.0 from REMSS (GDS version 2)

MW optimum interpolated SST data set

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A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) global Level 4 sea surface temperature analysis produced daily on a 0.25-degree grid at Remote Sensing Systems. This product uses optimal interpolation (OI) from microwave (MW) sensors including the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager (TMI), the NASA Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS (AMSRE), the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) onboard the GCOM-W1 satellite, and WindSat operates on the Coriolis satellite. The through-cloud capabilities of microwave radiometers provide a valuable picture of global sea surface temperature (SST). This analysis does not use any in situ SST data such as drifting buoy SST. Comparing with previous version 4.0 dataset, the version 5.0 has made the updates in several areas, including the diurnal warming model, the sensor-specific error statistics (SSES) for each microwave sensor, the sensor correlation model, and the quality mask.
  • Cite as: Remote Sensing Systems (REMSS) (2015). GHRSST Level 4 MW_OI Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature analysis version 5.0 from REMSS (GDS version 2). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
301-713-3277
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Dataset Point of Contact Marty Brewer
REMSS > Remote Sensing Systems
001 707 545 2904
brewer@remss.com
Time Period 1998-01-01 to Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 90
S: -90
E: 180
W: -180
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2015-10-03
  • revision: 2018-12-06
Edition 5.0
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
This collection includes data from the following product(s): GHRSST Level 4 MW_OI Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature analysis version 5.0 from REMSS (GHRSST-MW_OI-REMSS-L4-GLOB-v5.0); GHRSST Level 4 MW_OI Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature analysis (GHRSST-MW_OI-REMSS-L4-GLOB-v4.0).
Purpose Basic research
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  • Cite as: Remote Sensing Systems (REMSS) (2015). GHRSST Level 4 MW_OI Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature analysis version 5.0 from REMSS (GDS version 2). 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 Keywords
  • 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
  • CORIOLIS > Coriolis
  • GCOM-W1 > Global Change Observation Mission 1st-Water
  • TRMM > Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • AMSR-E > Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS
  • AMSR2 > Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2
  • TMI > TRMM Microwave Imager
  • WINDSAT
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
  • NOAA OneStop Project
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