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NOAA OI SST V2 High Resolution Dataset

Brief Description:

  • NOAA High-resolution Blended Analysis of Daily SST and Ice. Data is from 1985 and is on a 1/4 deg global grid. More Details...

Temporal Coverage:

  • Daily values from 1981/01 to present

Spatial Coverage:

  • 0.25 degree latitude x 0.25 degree longitude global grid (1440x720).
  • 89.875S - 89.875N,0.125E to 359.875E.

Levels:

  • Surface

Update Schedule:

  • Daily
  • Data less than 15 days old may be subject to revision by NCDC.

Download/Plot Data:

Archive parameters:
Variable Statistic Level Download File Create Plot/Subset
Sea Surface Temperature Daily Mean Surface ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/noaa.oisst.v2.highres/sst.day.mean.yyyy.v2.nc(select 'see list') plot
Sea Surface Temperature Daily Anomaly Surface ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/noaa.oisst.v2.highres/sst.day.anom.yyyy.v2.nc(select 'see list') plot
Sea Surface Temperature Daily Mean Error Surface ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/noaa.oisst.v2.highres/sst.day.err.yyyy.v2.nc(select 'see list') plot
Sea Ice Concentration Daily Mean Surface ftp://ftp.cdc.noaa.gov/Datasets/noaa.oisst.v2.highres/icec.day.mean.yyyy.v2.nc(select 'see list') plot
Land Mask Surface lsmask.oisst.v2.nc

Usage Restrictions:

  • None

Detailed Description:

Caveats:

  • None

Related File Naming & Structure Information:

File Names:

  • var.day.stat.yyyy.v2.nc   (In directory: /Datasets/noaa.oissst.v2.highres/)

Dataset Format and Size:

  • PSD standard NetCDF 925 Mbyte file for each monthly file.

Missing Data:

  • 32767

Citation:

  • Please note: If you acquire NOAA High Resolution SST data products from PSD, we ask that you acknowledge us in your use of the data. This may be done by including text such as NOAA High Resolution SST data provided by the NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD, Boulder, Colorado, USA, from their Web site at http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ in any documents or publications using these data. We would also appreciate receiving a copy of the relevant publications. This will help PSD to justify keeping the NOAA High Resolution SST data set freely available online in the future. Thank you!

References:

  • Reynolds, Richard W., Thomas M. Smith, Chunying Liu, Dudley B. Chelton, Kenneth S. Casey, Michael G. Schlax, 2007: Daily High-Resolution-Blended Analyses for Sea Surface Temperature. J. Climate, 20, 5473-5496. Reynolds, Richard W., Thomas M. Smith, Chunying Liu, Dudley B. Chelton, Kenneth S. Casey, Michael G. Schlax, 2007: Daily High-Resolution-Blended Analyses for Sea Surface Temperature. J. Climate, 20, 5473-5496.

Original Source:

Contact:

  • Physical Sciences Division: Data Management
    NOAA/ESRL/PSD
    325 Broadway
    Boulder, CO 80305-3328
    esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov