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Toward Improved Validation of Satellite Sea Surface Skin Temperature Measurements for Climate Research
A poor validation strategy will compromise the quality of satellite-derived sea surface temperature (SST) products because confidence limits cannot be quantified. This paper addresses the question ofExpand
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An overview of MODIS capabilities for ocean science observations
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) will add a significant new capability for investigating the 70% of the Earth's surface that is covered by oceans, in addition to contributingExpand
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The Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment High-resolution Sea Surface Temperature Pilot Project
A new generation of integrated sea surface temperature (SST) data products are being provided by the Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) High-Resolution SST Pilot Project (GHRSST-PP).Expand
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An Independent Assessment of Pathfinder AVHRR Sea Surface Temperature Accuracy Using the Marine Atmosphere Emitted Radiance Interferometer (MAERI)
The remotely sensed sea surface temperature (SST) cstimated from the 4-km-resolution Pathfinder SST algorithm is compared to a SST locally measured by the Marine Atmospheric Emitted RadianceExpand
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The Marine-Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer: A High-Accuracy, Seagoing Infrared Spectroradiometer
Abstract The Marine-Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (M-AERI) is described, and some examples of the environmental variables that can be derived from its measurements and the types ofExpand
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Profiles of ocean surface heating (POSH): A new model of upper ocean diurnal warming
[1] Shipboard radiometric measurements of diurnal warming at the ocean surface and profiles through the diurnal thermocline were utilized to assess the temporal and vertical variability and toExpand
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Observations of the Infrared Radiative Properties of the Ocean–Implications for the Measurement of Sea Surface Temperature via Satellite Remote Sensing
Abstract The Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer (AERI) was used to measure the infrared radiative properties and the temperature of the Gulf of Mexico during a 5-day oceanographic cruise inExpand
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Satellite multichannel infrared measurements of sea surface temperature of the N.E. Atlantic Ocean using AVHRR/2
The accuracy with which sea surface temperature (s.s.t.) can be measured using satellite infrared radiometers is limited primarily by uncertainties in the correction for atmospheric effects upon theExpand
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Consequences of sea surface temperature variability on the validation and applications of satellite measurements
Sea surface temperature (SST) measurements from both spaceborne and in situ sensors are analyzed to determine likely temperature differences that can arise between two measurements separated in spaceExpand
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Sea Surface Temperature
  • P. Minnett
  • Computer Science, Environmental Science
  • Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing
  • 2014
Sea surface temperature—the temperature of the water at the ocean surface—is an important physical attribute of the world’s oceans. The surface temperature of the world’s oceans varies mainly withExpand
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