Medium Resolution Sea Ice Drift

IDENTIFICATION
DescriptionIce motion vectors with a time span of 24 hours are estimated by a maximum cross-correlation method (MCC) on pairs of satellite images. Input data are ~1km Infra Red or Visible data from the AVHRR instrument on board the METOP satellite.
Product typeNear real time productThumbnail
StatusDevelopment
IdentifierOSI-407-a
AcronymNH MR SIDR
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OMRSIDRN
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:METOP:NH-MR-SID
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputMetop/AVHRR
Other inputNone
Frequency4 per day
Central time~00:00, ~06:00, ~12:00, ~18:00
Timeliness6 h
Spatial coverageNorthern Hemisphere
Spatial sampling20 km
ProjectionPolar stereographic
Characteristics & methodsSingle sensor analysis.
Displacement after 24 hours in km.
Including uncertainties.
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracy5 km yearly std deviation after 24 hours displacement
Target accuracy2 km yearly std deviation after 24 hours displacement
Optimal accuracy1 km yearly std deviation after 24 hours displacement
Verification/validation methodCollocation with buoys
DATA ACCESS
OSI SAF ProducerDanish Meteorological InstituteMain FTP serverHL FTP server, last 31 days (hosted by MET Norway)
Other FTP serverArchive HL FTP server
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)MET Norway FTP Server (NetCDF3)Other mean(s) to access main serverThredds
Applications and usersOcean/Ice and NWP models, operational Met and Sea Ice services
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HISTORY, COMMENTS

Planned to replace OSI-407 in June 2018. Main changes : inclusion of uncertainties, frequency 4 per day (instead of 2 per day)

Authorised to be operational/released04/04/2018