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GHRSST Level 2P Atlantic Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) on the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-2) satellite - OSDPD-L2P-MSG02

Abstract: The Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellites are spin stabilized geostationary satellites operated by the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) to provide accurate weather monitoring data through its primary instrument the Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI), which has the capacity to observe the Earth in 12 spectral channels. ... View entire text
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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: 73.0   S: -73.0   E: 81.0   W: -81.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD
Dataset Title: Sea Surface Temperature, 55W-55E and 55S-55N, at 0.05 degree resolution from MSG-02 Imager Sectors every quarter-hour
Dataset Series Name: Sea Surface Temperature produced by NOAA/NESDIS
Dataset Release Date: 2009-07-28
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD (USA)
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NESDIS
Version: 4
Other Citation Details: These data are produced by NOAA/NESDIS funded by NESDIS Office of System Development
Online Resource: none
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-11-22
Location Keywords
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 15 minutes
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: 2012-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23