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Sea Surface Temperature Data

Time Series Service

Obtain L4 sea and ocean timeseries for a particular bounding box.

You may use this page to to request sea surface temperature (SST) data from the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative (climate.esa.int/en/projects/sea-surface-temperature/) in time/space averaged form. The underlying data are from the CCI climate data record v2.1, described in the paper referenced below.

Ongoing extension of this dataset over time is supported by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (climate.copernicus.eu). This time-series service is supported by the National Centre for Earth Observation (www.nceo.ac.uk).

The dataset will be prepared in csv or netcdf4 format at the temporal resolution and spatial bounding box specified in the request form below.

  1. Enter your email address.*
  2. Define parameters for your time-series job.
  3. Consent to your email address being temporarily stored and accept the license for using the output data.
  4. Submit the request.

* You will be notified by e-mail when the job is complete. Link(s) will be provided in this e-mail to download the output data file(s).

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Job Parameters
Consent and Data License

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For any questions, suggestions or issues with using this service, please contact n.f.mccarroll@reading.ac.uk.