North Atlantic Regional Sea Surface Temperature

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeNear real time productNorth Atlantic Regional Sea Surface Temperature
StatusOperational
IdentifierOSI-202-b
AcronymNAR SST
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OSSTNAR
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:MULT:NOAA-OSSTNAR
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3P
Satellite inputMETOP-B/AVHRR and NPP/VIIRS
Other inputECMWF outputs (temperature, humidity and aerosols profiles)
Frequency4 per day
Timeliness6h
Spatial coverageNorth Atlantic
Spatial sampling2 km
Projectionpolar stereographic
Characteristics & methodsSubskin temperature; multispectral algorithm + use of NWP output
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 methodroutine comparison with drifting buoy measurements
DATA ACCESS
OSI SAF ProducerMétéo-France
Discovery mean(s) and format(s)EUMETCast (GRIB2)
Ifremer FTP Server (NetCDF4)
EDC (GRIB2)
RedistributionPODAAC-GHN19-3PE01 (NOAA 19 - GDS 1) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/EUR-L3P-NAR_AVHRR_NOAA_19
PODAAC-GHN19-3CO02 (NOAA 19 - GDS 2) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/AVHRR_SST_NOAA19_NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0
PODAAC-GHNMT-3PE01 (Metop A - GDS 1) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/EUR-L3P-NAR_AVHRR_METOP_A
PODAAC-GHNMA-3CO02 (Metop A - GDS 2) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/AVHRR_SST_METOP_A_NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0
PODAAC-GHVRS-3CNO1 (NPP - GDS 2) http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/VIIRS_SST_NPP_NAR-OSISAF-L3C-v1.0



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Applications and usersAtmosphere and ocean models
Oceanography and fisheries.
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Product web pageDescriptionProduct User ManualPUM
Live production statusStatusAlgorithm Theoretical Baseline DocumentATBD
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Continuous monitoringQuality
HISTORY, COMMENTS
Authorised to be operational/released23/02/2016
Declared operational/released23/02/2016
On EUMETCast since23/02/2016
In EDC since23/03/2016