GHRSST Level 4 CMC0.1deg Global Foundation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis (GDS version 2)
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DOI10.5067/GHCMC-4FM03
Short NameCMC0.1deg-CMC-L4-GLOB-v3.0
DescriptionA Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Level 4 sea surface temperature (SST) analysis produced daily on an operational basis at the Canadian Meteorological Center. This dataset merges infrared satellite SST at varying points in the time series from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) from NOAA-18,19, the European Meteorological Operational-A (METOP-A) and Operational-B (METOP-B), and microwave data from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) onboard the GCOM-W satellite in conjunction with in situ observations of SST from drifting buoys and ships from the ICOADS program. It uses the previous days analysis as the background field for the statistical interpolation used to assimilate the satellite and in situ observations. This dataset adheres to the GHRSST Data Processing Specification (GDS) version 2 format specifications.
Version3.0
Dataset TypeACTIVE
MeasurementOCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
Processing Level4
CoverageRegion: GLOBAL
North Bounding Coordinate: 90 degrees
South Bounding Coordinate: -90 degrees
West Bounding Coordinate: -180 degrees
East Bounding Coordinate: 180 degrees
Time Span: 2016-Jan-01 to Present
Granule Time Span: 2016-Jan-01 to 2021-Apr-16
ResolutionSpatial Resolution: 0.1 degrees (Latitude) x 0.1 degrees (Longitude)
Temporal Resolution: 1 Day
ProjectionProjection Type: Cylindrical Lat-Lon
Projection Detail: Regular 0.054 degree grid
Ellipsoid: WGS 84
Platform/Sensor
NOAA-19
Platform
Name: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration-19 (NOAA-19)
Orbit Period: 102.12 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.74 degrees
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AVHRR
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)
Swath Width: 2400.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

NOAA-20
Platform
Name: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration-20 (NOAA-20)
Orbit Period: 102.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 99.0 degrees
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AVHRR
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)
Swath Width: 2400.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

InSitu
Platform
Name: InSitu (InSitu)
Orbit Period: -999.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: -999.0 degrees
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InSitu
SENSOR
Name: Ships and Moored and Drifting Buoys (InSitu)
Swath Width: -999.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

SUOMI-NPP
Platform
Name: Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SUOMI-NPP)
Orbit Period: 101.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 97.1 degrees
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VIIRS
SENSOR
Name: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
Swath Width: 3040.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

GCOM-W1
Platform
Name: Global Change Observation Mission 1st - Water (SHIZUKU) (GCOM-W1)
Orbit Period: 100.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.19 degrees
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AMSR2
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2)
Swath Width: 1450.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

METOP-A
Platform
Name: Meteorological Operational Satellite - A (METOP-A)
Orbit Period: 101.3 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.7 degrees
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AVHRR-3
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer-3 (AVHRR-3)
Swath Width: 2400.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

METOP-B
Platform
Name: Meteorological Operational Satellite - B (METOP-B)
Orbit Period: 101.3 minutes
Inclination Angle: 98.7 degrees
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AVHRR-3
SENSOR
Name: Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer-3 (AVHRR-3)
Swath Width: 2400.0 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

ProjectGroup for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST)
Data ProviderPublisher: Canada Meteorological Center
Creator: Canada Meteorological Center
Release Place: Dorval, QC, Canada
Release Date: 2016-Jul-29

Keyword(s)GHRSST, sea surface temperature, foundation sea surface temperature, Level 4, sst, L4, surface temperature, CMC, canadian meteorological center, CMC0.1deg
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Citation Canada Meteorological Center. 2016. CMC 0.1 deg global sea surface temperature analysis. Ver. 3.0. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/GHCMC-4FM03

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Journal Reference Brasnett B., 2008. The impact of satellite retrievals in a global sea-surface-temperature analysis. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 134, 1745-1760. DOI: 10.1002/qj.319