RSS OISST v5.1 now available

Date Added: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

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

Significant changes from version 5.0 include:

  • VIIRS-N20 is added to the MW_IR product
  • The sensor-specific error statistics (SSES) for each microwave sensor are updated
  • Updated versions of the input files are used, including AMSR2 v8.2
  • Deficiencies in the OI processing have been addressed
The foundation SST estimates are available in two formats:

The v5.1 MW product is currently available from 1998-01-01 to present. The v5.1 MW_IR product is currently available from 2005-01-01 and will be back-processed to 2002-06-01 over the coming weeks as resources permit.