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GHRSST Level 2P Global Bulk Sea Surface Temperature from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the NOAA-17 satellite
Entry ID: PODAAC-GH17G-2PE01

Abstract: A global Level 2P Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) dataset based on multi-channel sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the NOAA-17 platform (launched on 24 June 2002). The AVHRR is a space-borne scanning sensor on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) family of Polar Orbiting ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -70.0   E: 45.0   W: -100.0
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ESA Medspiration: Meteo France/Meteo France, Centre de Meteorologie Spatiale (CMS), Lannion, 22303 Lannion, cedex, France; EUMETSAT Ocean; Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility
Dataset Title: MCSST Orbital GAC MCSST Level 2 (NAVOCEANO) orbital 9km for 100W - 45E and 90N - 70S, from NOAA-17 AVHRR/2 over the EU-RDAC area (Medspiration)
Dataset Series Name: Medspiration L2P NAVOCEANO MCSST Level 2 orbital 9km data
Dataset Release Date: 2004-12-07
Dataset Release Place: Plouzane (Brest), France
Dataset Publisher: Medspiration, IFREMER/CERSAT
Version: 1.0
Other Citation Details: These data are produced by the ESA Medspiration project funded by the European Space Agency Data User Element (ESA-DUE)
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-31
Stop Date: 2007-02-26
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Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Twice daily (nominally)
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Center
Centre ERS d'Archivage et de Traitement, French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, France Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: AVHRR17_G

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +33-2-98224691
Fax: +33-2-98224533
Email: jfpiolle at
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Phone: +33-2-98224691
Fax: +33-2-98224533
Email: jfpiolle at
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Medspiration products user manual, Robinson I., Leborgne P., Piolle J.F., Larnicol G., v1.02, September 2004
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-07-09