Global Sea Ice Concentration data record (SMMR/SSMI/SSMIS)

IDENTIFICATION
Product typeData recordThumbnail
StatusReleased
IdentifierOSI-450
AcronymGBL REP SICO
Acronym for EDC (APNM)OR2017SICOGB
Product navigator referenceEO:EUM:DAT:MULT:OSI-450
DOI10.15770/EUM_SAF_OSI_0008
CHARACTERISTICS
Processing levelL3
Satellite inputSMMR, DMSP/SSM/I, DMSP/SSMIS
Other inputECMWF re-analysis and forecast for atmospheric correction
Frequency1 per day
Central time12:00
Spatial coverageGlobal
Spatial sampling25 km
ProjectionLambert azimuthal
Characteristics & methodsDaily averaged fractional ice cover in percentage.
ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
Thresold accuracy15 %
Target accuracy8 %
Optimal accuracy5 %
Verification/validation methodComparison with high spatial resolution manual ice charts (available between twice a week and once a week) : the performance shall be validated for only the “ice” and “water” cases, separately.
DATA ACCESS
Diffusion mean(s) and format(s)EDC (NetCDF4)
HL FTP Server (NetCDF4)
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

Supersedes OSI-409 and OSI-409-a

Authorised to be operational/released28/04/2017
Declared operational/released12/05/2017
In EDC since07/06/2018
First product date01/01/1979
Last product date31/12/2015