Observing oceans from space

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The OSI SAF develops, processes and distributes, in near real-time, products related to key parameters of the ocean-atmosphere interface. Products are accessible on local FTP servers with flexible extraction interface, EUMETCast, and EUMETSAT Data Center (EDC). The OSI SAF also offers climatological data records. The OSI SAF team focuses on scatterometer winds (and soon microwave winds), Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and sea Ice Surface Temperature (IST), radiative fluxes : Downward Longwave Irradiance (DLI) and Surface Solar Irradiance (SSI), sea ice concentration, edge, type, emissivity, drift.
The OSI SAF currently use data from meteorological satellites both in geostationary and polar orbit.

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Distribution of OE SST minus buoy SST differences against latitude for untuned and tuned OE

In the context of the OSI SAF Visiting Scientist Program, Christopher Merchant from Univeristy of Reading worked at Météo-France in February 2019 on determining bias correction and covariance carameters for Optimal Estimation of Sea Surface Temperature.

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1899 ASCAT-A service resumed 21/08/2019
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