Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the SEVIRI-IO Level-3C version 1.0 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) dataset in collaboration with the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF), EUMESAT. This dataset is in the netCDF format and compliance with the Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Data Processing Specification version 2 (GDS2). The L3C SST is produced with the measurements from the Meteosat-8 (MSG-1), covering the Indian Ocean region with latitude of 60S-60N and longitude of 135W-15W, and providing a 0.05-degree resolution data in every hour. More information on the new dataset can be found here:

PO.DAAC dataset info page: .

Data access is currently through FTP, OPeNDAP and Web Services at locations such as:

  1. ftp//

The GDS2 specification document can be found here: ftp//

More information on the GHRSST project can be found here: