Marine ecosystem (day SST cycle)


Sea surface temperature maps, measured by satellite data through fully automated processing, made with a frequency of 3h during the day

Operating scenarios

  • Base knowledge
  • Ordinary monitoring
  • Extraordinary monitoring
  • Post event

Technical specification

Spatial resolution2 km
Coverage areaMaximum extension of the AOI: 20,000 km2
Geographic accuracyCircular Error 90%: <= 1 km
Information Age1 day
Measurement uncertainty± 0.5 ° C
Measurement / projection unitUnit of measurement: Degrees Celsius (° C) Projection: Geographic-WGS84
Input EO dataNo EO data
Other input dataCMEMS products from model: • MEDSEA_ANALYSIS_FORECAST_PHY_006_013 • GLOBAL_ANALYSIS_FORECAST_PHY_001_024
Validation dataLong-term in situ measurements from field campaigns (> 1 year).
FormatGeoTIFF Metadata: compliant with ISO 19115 standards, and with the specifications provided for by the Inspire Directive by the relative Legislative Decree
Refresh ratea day


Maps of the day cycle (every 3 hours) of the sea surface temperature on the southern seas of Italy, obtained using Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) data