Global Reprocessed Sea Ice Concentration Updates

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeOffline productThumbnail
StatusOperational
IdentifierOSI-430
AcronymGBL REPU SICO
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OSICOGB
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputDMSP/SSMIS
Other inputECMWF re-analysis and forecast for atmospheric correction
Frequency1 per day
Central time12:00
Timeliness1 month
Spatial coverageGlobal
Spatial sampling10km and 12.5km
Characteristics & methodsDaily averaged fractional ice cover in percentage. Fully consistent with with OSI-409, to ensure homogeneity.
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracy20 % (yearly average)
Target accuracy10% for NH-product. 15% for SH-product
Optimal accuracy10%
Verification/validation methodComparison with high resolution manual ice charts
DATA ACCESS
OSI SAF ProducerNorwegian Meteorological Institute
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)MET Norway FTP Server (NetCDF3)
Link FTP serverMET FTP server
Applications and usersClimate models, NWP and Ocean/Ice hindcast models, environmental agencies
VIEW MORE DOCUMENTATION
Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Live production statusProduction status
Last products at a glanceQuicklookScientific Validation ReportSVR
HISTORY, COMMENTS

Fully consistent with with OSI-409 and OSI-409-a, to ensure homogeneity.

Authorised to be operational/released29/05/2015
Declared operational/released26/07/2015
First product date16/04/2015