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
- L4 netCDF files following the GHRSST Data Specification 2.0
- Gzipped bytemap files in the same format as the version 4.0 and 5.0 products
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.