High Latitude Sea and Ice Surface Temperature

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeNear real time productHigh Latitude Sea and Ice Surface Temperature
StatusOperational
IdentifierOSI-203
AcronymAHL SST
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OSSTAHL
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:MULT:AHL-SST
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputMETOP/AVHRR, NOAA/AVHRR
Other inputECMWF outputs
Frequency2 per day
Central time12:00
Timeliness3h30
Spatial coveragePoleward of 50N
Spatial sampling5 km
Projectionpolar stereographic
Characteristics & methodsSST: subskin temperature.
SIST: skin temperature. Multispectral algorithms.
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 methodComparison with buoy observations
DATA ACCESS
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)HL FTP Server (GRIB1)
HL FTP Server (HDF5)
Main FTP serverHL FTP server, last 31 days (hosted by MET Norway)Other FTP server,
other mean(s) to access main server
Archive HL FTP server

EUMETCastEUMETCastDiscovery mean(s)
EUMETSAT Data CentreEDC
Applications and users* Operational Met Services * Operational analyses and ocean models * Research or Environmental monitoring.OSI SAF ProducerNorwegian Meteorological Institute
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Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Live production statusStatus
Last products at a glanceQuicklookScientific Validation ReportSVR
HISTORY, COMMENTS
First product date20/01/2012