GHRSST Level 3P Global Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the MetOp-A satellite
Entry ID: PODAAC-GHGMT-3PE01

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Summary
Abstract: A global Level 3 Group for HIgh Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) dataset from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the MetOp-A platform (launched on 19 Oct 2006). This particular dataset is produced by the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) in France. The AVHRR ... 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 global gridded SST data set
Dataset Series Name: METOP_A SST
Dataset Release Date: 2008-08-09
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: 2009-09-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.05
Longitude Resolution: 0.05
Temporal Resolution: Twice daily
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 global gridded 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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