Optimum interpolation Sea Surface Temperature

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A high-resolution sea surface temperature analysis product that blends in situ (ship and buoy) reports and satellite data and uses optimum interpolation to fill spatial gaps.

ACCESS

published

yes

availability

public

link

to data here

DESCRIPTORS

type

observations (interpolated)

gridded

yes

formats

nc

TEMPORAL

period

historical

coverage

1981–present

resolution

daily

SPATIAL

coverage

global

resolution

0.25° x 0.25°

depth

surface

KEY REFERENCES
  • Banzon, V., Smith, T. M., Chin, T. M., Liu, C., and Hankins, W., 2016: A long-term record of blended satellite and in situ sea-surface temperature for climate monitoring, modeling and environmental studies. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 165–176, doi:10.5194/essd-8-165-2016.
  • Reynolds, R. W., T. M. Smith, C. Liu, D. B. Chelton, K. S. Casey, and M. G. Schlax, 2007: Daily high-resolution-blended analyses for sea surface temperature. Journal of Climate. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00293.1.
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