GHRSST NOAA/STAR GOES-17 ABI L3C America Region SST v2.71 dataset in GDS2

(ABI_G17-STAR-L3C-v2.71)
Version2.71
Processing Level3
Start/Stop Date2019-Oct-16 to Present
Short NameABI_G17-STAR-L3C-v2.71
DescriptionThe ACSPO G17/ABI L3C (Level 3 Collated) product is a gridded version of the ACSPO G17/ABI L2P product available at https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/ABI_G17-STAR-L2P-v2.71. The L3C output files are 1hr granules in NetCDF4 format, compliant with the GHRSST Data Specification version 2 (GDS2). Due to the loop heat pipe (LHP) issue on G17 ABI, there are only 13 granules available per 24hr interval, from 20UTC to 08UTC, followed by a break from 09UTC to 19UTC, with a total data volume of 0.1GB/day. Valid SSTs are found over oceans, sea, lakes or rivers, with fill values reported elsewhere. The following additional layers are also reported: SST, ACSPO clear-sky mask (ACSM; provided in each grid as part of l2p_flags, which also includes day/night, land, ice, twilight, and glint flags), NCEP wind speed and ACSPO SST minus reference (Canadian Met Centre 0.1deg L4 SST; available at https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/CMC0.1deg-CMC-L4-GLOB-v3.0 ). All valid SSTs in L3C are recommended for users, although data over internal waters may not have enough in situ data to be adequately validated. Per GDS2 specifications, two additional Sensor-Specific Error Statistics layers (bias and standard deviation) are reported in each pixel with valid SST. The ACSPO VIIRS L3U product is monitored and validated against iQuam in situ data (Xu and Ignatov, 2014) in SQUAM (Dash et al, 2010).
DOI10.5067/GHG17-3UO71
MeasurementOCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
Platform/Sensor
GOES-17
Platform
Name: Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 17 (GOES-17)
Orbit Period: 1436.1 minutes
Inclination Angle: 0.022 degrees
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ABI
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)
Swath Width: 7000.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

ProjectGroup for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST)
Data ProviderPublisher: PO.DAAC
Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
Release Place: Camp Springs, MD (USA)
Release Date: 2020-May-21
Resource: https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/star/index.php

FormatnetCDF-4
Keyword(s)GHRSST, SST, GOES17, G17, ABI, OSPO, STAR, v2.71, ACSPO
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Resolution
Spatial Resolution: 0.02 degrees (Latitude) x 0.02 degrees (Longitude)
Temporal Resolution: Hourly - < Daily
 
Coverage
Region: America
North Bounding Coordinate: 59 degrees
South Bounding Coordinate: -59 degrees
West Bounding Coordinate: -135 degrees
East Bounding Coordinate: -15 degrees
Time Span: 2019-Oct-16 to Present
Granule Time Span: 2019-Oct-16 to 2022-Aug-18
 
Projection
Projection Type: Satellite native view / two vertical cells blended
Projection Detail: Geolocation information included for each pixel
Ellipsoid: WGS 84
 
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Citation NOAA/NESDIS/STAR. 2020. GHRSST NOAA/STAR GOES-17 ABI L3C America Region SST. Ver. 2.71. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/GHG17-3UO71

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Journal Reference A. Ignatov, I. Gladkova, Y. Ding, F. Shahriar, Y. Kihai, X. Zhou. 2017. JPSS VIIRS level 3 uncollated sea surface temperature product at NOAA, J. Appl. Remote Sens., 11, 3. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.11.032405