GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS versions 1 and 2)

Metadata Updated: February 26, 2021

A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 4 sea surface temperature analysis produced daily on an operational basis at the UK Met Office using optimal interpolation (OI) on a global 0.054 degree grid. The Operational Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Ice Analysis (OSTIA) analysis uses satellite data from sensors that include the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI), the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) imager, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Microwave Imager (TMI) and in situ data from ships, drifting and moored buoys. This analysis was specifically produced to be used as a lower boundary condition in Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models. This dataset adheres to the GHRSST Data Processing Specification (GDS) version 2 format specifications.

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Metadata Date 2021-01-28T17:25:02Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) March 14, 2007 (publication), January 28, 2021 (revision)
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Metadata Date 2021-01-28T17:25:02Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) March 14, 2007 (publication), January 28, 2021 (revision)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact); UKMO > United Kingdom Met Office (Point of Contact)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:GHRSST-OSTIA-UKMO-L4-GLOB
Access Constraints Cite as: UK Meteorological Office (UKMO) (2007). GHRSST Level 4 OSTIA Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS versions 1 and 2). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/GHRSST-OSTIA-UKMO-L4-GLOB. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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