GHRSST Level 2P Global Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the MetOp-A satellite produced by EUMETSAT
Entry ID: PODAAC-GHAMT-2PE01

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Summary
Abstract: A global 1 km Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 2P dataset based on multi-channel sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals generated in real-time from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the European Meteorological Operational-A (MetOp-A; launched 19 Oct 2006) ) satellite. The MetOp satellite program is a European undertaking providing weather ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EUMETSAT/OSI-SAF
Dataset Title: METOP_A AVHRR swath SST data set
Dataset Series Name: METOP_A SST
Dataset Release Date: 2008-04-09
Dataset Release Place: EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility, Lannion, France
Dataset Publisher: EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility, Meteo-France/CMS, Lannion, France
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Product developed and provided by the EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility copyright 2008 EUMETSAT
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-09-30
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Twice daily (nominally)
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Originating Center
Data Center
European Meteorological Satellite Organisation Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.eumetsat.de/
Dataset ID: METOP_A AVHRR swath L2P SST data set

Data Center Personnel
Name: JEAN-FRANCOIS PIOLLE
Phone: +33-2-98224691
Fax: +33-2-98224533
Email: jfpiolle at ifremer.fr
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +33-2-98224691
Fax: +33-2-98224533
Email: jfpiolle at ifremer.fr
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Publications/References
Information on the the METOP SST algorithm can be found in the following documents: http://www.osi-saf.org/biblio/docs/ss1_pum_leo_sst_2_0.pdf
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-07-09
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