The Sea Surface Temperature (SST) - Pathfinder Climate Data Record (CDR) is a collection of global, twice-daily (Day and Night), 4km sea surface temperature (SST) data produced by NCEI. Level 3C processed data (L3C) is generated with measurements combined from a single instrument into a space-time grid. The dataset was computed with data from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) instruments on board NOAA's polar orbiting satellite series using a modern system based on SeaDAS Version 6.4 and spans from 1981 to present.
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Xuepeng Tom Zhao, NOAA NCEI
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