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Overview

This page show the differences between last weeks sea surface temperature (SST) and multiyear means for the same time of year (climatology), as well as differences between current analyses.

In the following figures, the contour intervals are at 0.5 degrees C. The zero contour is bold.

OSTIA

The section shows anomalies for the OSTIA SST analysis.

latest OSTIA -NCEP

OSTIA Anomalies compared to NCEP climatology

latest OSTIA - Pathfinder

OSTIA Anomalies compared to Pathfinder climatology

FOAM

The section shows anomalies for the FOAM ocean model compared to climatology for the surface, and near-surface ocean.

latest FOAM 1 deg global - NCEP

FOAM 1/4 degree analysis compared to NCEP OIv2 SST climatology.

latest FOAM 1 deg global - Pathfinder

FOAM 1/4 degree analysis compared to Pathfinder v5.0 SST climatology.

latest FOAM 1 deg - Levitus 98

FOAM 1/4 degree analysis compared to Levitus 98 SST climatology.

Analysis comparison

This section shows differences between several SST analysis products.

latest OSTIA - FOAM 1/9 deg

OSTIA Anomalies compared to FOAM 1/12 degree (North Atlantic) analysis

latest OSTIA - FOAM 1 deg

OSTIA Anomalies compared to FOAM 1/4 degree (global) analysis

Climatology comparison

This section shows differences between the three climatologies used.

latest Pathfinder - NCEP

latest Pathfinder - Levitus 98

latest NCEP - Levitus 98

Previous days anomalies:

OSTIA - NCEP Climatology

OSTIA - Pathfinder Climatology

FOAM - NCEP Climatology

FOAM - Pathfinder Climatology

FOAM - Levitus 98 Climatology

Previous Analysis comparisons

OSTIA - FOAM Analysis

Previous Climatology comparisons

Pathfinder - NCEP Climatology

Pathfinder - Levitus 98 Climatology

NCEP OIv2 - Levitus 98 Climatology

 
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