Reynolds Weekly Sea Surface Temperature from NOAA NCEP (MODIS Ancillary Data)

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

The optimum interpolation (OI) sea surface temperature (SST) analysis is produced weekly on a one-degree grid. The analysis uses in situ and satellite SSTs plus SSTs simulated by sea ice cover. Before the analysis is computed, the satellite data is adjusted for biases using the method of Reynolds (1988) and Reynolds and Marsico (1993). A description of the OI analysis can be found in Reynolds and Smith (1994). The bias correction improves the large scale accuracy of the OI.

  In November 2001, the OI fields were recomputed for late 1981 onward.
  The new version will be referred to as OI.v2.

  The most significant change for the OI.v2 is the improved simulation
  of SST obs from sea ice data following a technique developed at the UK
  Met Office. This change has reduced biases in the OI SST at higher
  latitudes. Also, the update and extension of COADS has provided us
  with improved ship data coverage through 1997, reducing the residual
  satellite biases in otherwise data sparse regions. For more details,
  see Reynolds, et al (2002).

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