GHRSST Level 4 K10_SST Global 1 meter Sea Surface Temperature Analysis

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Abstract: A Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 4 sea surface temperature analysis produced daily on an operational basis at the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) on a global 0.1 degree grid. The K10 L4 sea surface temperature analysis uses SST observations from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E), and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Imager. The age, reliability, and resolution of the data are used in the weighted average with the analysis tuned to represent SST at 1 meter depth. AVHRR Pathfinder 9km climatology is used when no new satellite SST retrievals are available after 34 days.
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Description: Data may be directly downloaded from the NODC via the THREDDS (Thematic Real-time Environmental Distributed Data Services) server at the URL listed in this metadata record. For more information see the NODC GHRSST project web site: URL:
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Naval Oceanographic Office
Dataset Title: K10 Global 10km Analyzed SST data set
Dataset Series Name: K10 Global SST
Dataset Release Date: 2008-03-11
Dataset Release Place: Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS, USA
Dataset Publisher: Naval Oceanographic Office
Version: 1.0
Other Citation Details: Product created by the Naval Oceanographic Office, 228-688-5176
Online Resource: none
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-04-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.1
Longitude Resolution: 0.1
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Originating Center
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: at
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Phone: (301) 713-3272 x133
Fax: FAX: (301) 713-3300
Email: Kenneth.Casey at
Contact Address:
NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center SSMC3, 4th Floor, Room 4853, Route: E/OC1 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: U.S.A.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-22
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