SSMI Version 7: Ocean Product Suite

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SSMI Version 7: Ocean Product Suite
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The Ocean Product Suite (v7) from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) is available in netCDF (v4) format. The RSS Ocean Product Suite includes numerous data products for the SSMI/SSMIS instruments on the DMSP F08, F10, F11, F13, F14, F15, F17 polar orbiting satellites. These are part of the NASA Making Earth Science Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Program. Gridded data are available at the following temporal resolutions: daily, 3-day average, weekly average and monthly average.

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Suggested Data Citation
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Dataset DOIs
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Hosted Climate Index Files
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Usage Restrictions
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Key Figures

SSMI (v7) *monthly* means of 10 wind speed, columnar cloud liquid water, columnar water vapor and rain rate for July 2012. (Figure created by D. Shea, NCAR)

SSMI (v7) *daily* means from ascending orbits of 10 wind speed, columnar cloud liquid water, columnar water vapor and rain rate for July 2012. (Figure created by D. Shea, NCAR)

SSMI (v7) *daily* means from descending orbits of 10 wind speed, columnar cloud liquid water, columnar water vapor and rain rate for July 2012. (Figure created by D. Shea, NCAR)

Other Information

Earth system components and main variables
Type of data product
Dataset collections
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Years of record
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Data time period extended
Yes, data set is extended
Timestep
Sub-daily, Daily, Monthly
Domain
Formats:
Input Data

satellite microwave

Vertical Levels:
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Missing Data Flag
Missing data present
Ocean or Land
Ocean Only
Spatial Resolution
None
Model Resolution (reanalysis)
None
Data Assimilation Method
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Model Vintage (reanalysis)
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Key Publications
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