Full resolution Metop Sea Surface Temperature metagranules

IDENTIFICATION
DescriptionMetop/AVHRR full resolution (1 km at nadir) sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature granules. Granules are disseminated every 3 minutes.
Product typeNear real time productFull resolution Metop Sea Surface Temperature metagranules
StatusOperational
IdentifierOSI-204-b
AcronymMGR SST
Acronym for EDC (APNM)MGR SST
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:METOP:MGR-SST
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL2P
Satellite inputMetop-B/AVHRR
Other inputECMWF outputs (temperature, humidity and aerosols profiles)
Frequency480 per day (each 3min)
Timeliness4h
Spatial coverageGlobal
Spatial sampling1km
ProjectionSwath
Characteristics & methodsSubskin temperature; multispectral algorithm + use of NWP output
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracymonthly bias : 1°c, Sdt Deviation : 1,5°c
Target accuracymonthly bias : 0,5°c, Sdt Deviation : 0,8°c
Optimal accuracymonthly bias : 0,1°c, Sdt Deviation : 0,3°c
Verification/validation methodroutine comparison with drifting buoy measurements
DATA ACCESS
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)EUMETCast (NetCDF4)
LML FTP Server (NetCDF4)
Main FTP serverLML FTP server (hosted by Ifremer)Other FTP server,
other mean(s) to access main server
backup LML FTP server (last 7 days)
Thredds
HTTPS
EUMETCastEUMETCastDiscovery mean(s)Naiad
EUMETSAT Data CentreEDC
RedistributionPODAAC-GHAMT-2PE01 (GDS 1) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/EUR-L2P-AVHRR_METOP_A
PODAAC-GHAMA-2PO02 (GDS 2) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/AVHRR_SST_METOP_A-OSISAF-L2P-v1.0
Applications and usersOSI SAF ProducerMétéo-France
VIEW MORE DOCUMENTATION
Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Live production statusStatusAlgorithm Theoretical Baseline DocumentATBD
Last products at a glanceQuicklookScientific Validation ReportSVR
Continuous monitoringQuality
HISTORY, COMMENTS

This product format is compliant with the Data Specification (GDS) version 2 from the Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperatures (GHRSST).

Authorised to be operational/released28/06/2011
Declared operational/released28/06/2011
On EUMETCast since28/06/2011