Global Sea Ice Concentration data record (SSMR/SSMI)

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeData recordThumbnail
StatusReleased
IdentifierOSI-409
AcronymGBL REP SICO
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OR1SICOGB
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:MULT:OSI-409
DOI10.15770/EUM_SAF_OSI_0001
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputSMMR, DMSP/SSM/I
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
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)HL FTP Server (NetCDF3)
EDC (NetCDF3)
Main FTP serverArchive HL FTP serverOther FTP server,
other mean(s) to access main server

Thredds
EUMETCastEUMETCastDiscovery mean(s)
EUMETSAT Data CentreEDC
Applications and usersClimate models, NWP and Ocean/Ice hindcast models, environmental agencies.OSI SAF ProducerNorwegian Meteorological Institute
VIEW MORE DOCUMENTATION
Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Algorithm Theoretical Baseline DocumentATBD
Last products at a glanceQuicklookScientific Validation ReportSVR
HISTORY, COMMENTS

Superseded (together with OSI-409-a) by OSI-450.

See Seasonal Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Extent based on this data record.

First product date25/10/1978
Last product date14/10/2009