Global Sea Ice Concentration data record (SSMI/SSMIS)

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeData recordThumbnail
StatusReleased
IdentifierOSI-409-a
AcronymGBL REP SICO
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OR2SICOGB
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:DMSP:OSI-409-A
DOI10.15770/EUM_SAF_OSI_0005
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputDMSP/SSM/I, DMSP/SSMIS
Other inputECMWF re-analysis and forecast for atmospheric correction
Frequency1 per day
Central time12:00
Spatial coverageGlobal
Spatial sampling10km and 12.5km
Characteristics & methodsDaily averaged fractional ice cover in percentage.
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracy20 %
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
Discovery mean(s) and format(s)MET Norway FTP Server (NetCDF3)
EDC (NetCDF3)
Link FTP serverMET FTP server
Applications and usersClimate models, NWP and Ocean/Ice hindcast models, environmental agencies.
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HISTORY, COMMENTS

Will be superseded (together with OSI-409) by OSI-450

First product date15/10/2009
Last product date15/04/2015