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Sea Surface Temperature Data


Data used by this service

Reprocessed data to 2021 were generated for the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative (https://climate.esa.int/en/projects/sea-surface-temperature/), for 2022 the dataset was extended for the Copernicus Climate Change Service, and the extension from January 2023 to recent time is funded by the UK Earth Observation Climate Information Service (https://eocis.org).

For more information: Embury, O., Merchant, C.J., Good, S.A., Rayner, N.A., Høyer, J.L., Atkinson, C., Block, T., Alerskans, E., Pearson, K.J., Worsfold, M., McCarroll, N., Donlon, C. Satellite-based time-series of sea-surface temperature since 1980 for climate applications. Scientific Data 11, 326 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-024-03147-w