Remote Sensing Systems has updated its optimally interpolated (OI) SST products to version 5.1.


Important AMSR-2 update corrects spurious drifts.

On Feb 13th, 2019

We have resumed the distribution of the RSS SMAP wind products.

On Feb 7th, 2019

We are temporarily suspending the distribution of RSS SMAP wind products.

On Nov 2nd, 2018

SMAP sea surface salinity (SSS) V3.0 validated data are available from Remote Sensing Systems.

On Apr 23rd, 2018

Paper Describing Long-Term Record of Water Vapor over the Oceans Published Online

On Mar 20th, 2018

RSS will be making some changes to the SMAP salinty FTP access path in the coming week.

On Feb 13th, 2018

SMAP Version 1 Winds New Release

On Jan 11th, 2018

Remote Sensing Systems has updated its optimally interpolated (OI) SST products to version 5.0.

On Jul 19th, 2017

RSS has updated the CCMP V2.0 dataset through April 29, 2017.  (Note that we can't do April 30 until the next month's background field is available.)

On Jun 30th, 2017

Remote Sensing Systems has released a new version (V4.0) of the Lower Tropospheric (TLT) products.  Browse imagery and time series plots now show the new V4.0 data.

On Jun 26th, 2017

The issue with the observed degradation in the SMAP wind speed BETA Version starting in May 2017 has been tracked down and traced back to an error in the sea ice mask, which affected the sensor calibration leading to erroneous results.  The problem has been resolved.

On Mar 16th, 2017

On Jan 5th, 2017

A new press release from Dr. Carl Mears using the Temperature Total Troposphere (TTT) dataset shows that 2016 is the warmest year since the satellite record began in 1979. The previous record, set during the last major El Niño in 1998, was broken by 0.31 degrees Fahrenheit. 

On Dec 8th, 2016

To provide better data services, RSS will require all data users to register.

All RSS data users will be required to register by December 12, 2016.

On Dec 7th, 2016

The annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting is next week, December 12-16 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.