Meteosat Sea Surface Temperature

IDENTIFICATION
DescriptionHourly sub-skin Sea Surface Temperature product derived from Meteosat at 0° longitude, covering 60S-60N and 60W-60E and re-projected on a 0.05° regular grid.
Product typeNear real time productThumbnail
StatusOperational
IdentifierOSI-206-a
AcronymMET SST
Acronym for EDC (APNM)MET SST, OSIHSST
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:METEOSAT:OSIHSST-NC
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3C
Satellite inputMeteosat-11/SEVIRI
Other inputNWP outputs (temperature and humidity profiles, aerosols optical depth), Sea Surface Temperature analysis (OSTIA), cloud mask
Frequency24 per day
Timeliness3h
Spatial coverageEast Atlantic, West Indian: 60N-60S 60W-60E
Spatial sampling0.05° Lat-Lon
Projectioncylindrical equidistant
Characteristics & methodsSubskin temperature; multispectral algorithms + bias correction
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracymonthly bias : 1 K, Sdt Deviation : 1.5 K
Target accuracyBias : 0.5 K, sdt Deviation : 1 K
Optimal accuracymonthly bias : 0.1 K, Sdt Deviation : 0.5 K
Verification/validation methodroutine comparison with drifting buoy measurements
DATA ACCESS
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)EUMETCast (NetCDF4)
LML FTP Server (NetCDF4)
EDC (NetCDF4)
Main FTP serverLML FTP server (hosted by Ifremer)Other FTP server,
other mean(s) to access main server
backup LML FTP server (last 7 days)
Thredds
HTTPS
EUMETCastEUMETCastDiscovery mean(s)Naiad
EUMETSAT Data CentreEDC
Applications and usersOSI SAF ProducerMétéo-France
VIEW MORE DOCUMENTATION
Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Live production statusStatusAlgorithm Theoretical Baseline DocumentATBD
Last products at a glanceQuicklook
Continuous monitoringQuality
HISTORY, COMMENTS
  • Replaced OSI-206 based on Meteosat-10 input on 20 February 2018
  • Using cloud mask from NWC SAF software v2016
  • This product format is compliant with the Data Specification (GDS) version 2 from the Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperatures (GHRSST).
Declared operational/released20/02/2018
On EUMETCast since20/02/2018
In EDC since20/02/2018
First product date20/02/2018