Newsletter #2

Newsletter #2 - June 23rd, 2022
Fresh news from the OSI SAF !
Dear OSI SAF users, colleagues and partners,

We are delighted to deliver the second edition of the OSI SAF newsletter ! OSI SAF is currently transitioning into its next 5-year phase of activities.

This new phase will see the launch of Meteosat Third Generation and EUMETSAT Polar System - Second Generation. We look forward to continuing to work with you and developing future OSI SAF products.

We are always happy to hear from you. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have questions about our products or training needs.

The OSI SAF team.
Latest stories
Next-generation satellite data from MTG and EPS-SG by the OSI SAF
EUMETSAT Future Focus
OSI SAF participated in the EUMETSAT User Days in Darmstadt, 31 May - 2 June. In this story, find out the planned activities related to, or in anticipation of, the use of next-generation satellite data from MTG and EPS-SG (new or enhanced products, updated software, user preparation activities, etc...).
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OSI SAF at ESA Living Planet Symposium 22 and EGU General Assembly 2022

OSI SAF experts participated in the scientific conferences ESA - Living Planet Symposium 22 and EGU General Assembly 2022. You did not have the chance to attend ? This story gives you access to some of the content presented and provides key take-home points from our experts. Have a look !

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ESA Living Planet Symposium 2022
Record-low Antarctic Sea Ice in February 2022

A minimum Antarctic sea-ice extent for 2022 was reached on February 18 with an ice coverage of 2.17 million km², making this a new all-time record-low sea-ice extent since the start of the satellite observations. However the overall situation is more complicated. Learn more in this story.

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Latest publications
2022 / Isaksen et al.
Isaksen, K., Nordli, Ø., Ivanov, B., Køltzow, M. A. Ø., Aaboe, S., Gjelten, H. M., Mezghani, A., Eastwood, S., Førland, E., Benestad, R. E., Hanssen-Bauer, I., Brækkan, R., Sviashchennikov, P., Demin, V., Revina, A., and Karandasheva, T.: Exceptional warming over the Barents area, Sci Rep, 12, 9371, 2022.
2022 / Martínez et al.

Martínez, J., Gabarró, C., Turiel, A., González-Gambau, V., Umbert, M., Hoareau, N., González-Haro, C., Olmedo, E., Arias, M., Catany, R., Bertino, L., Raj, R. P., Xie, J., Sabia, R., and Fernández, D.: Improved BEC SMOS Arctic Sea Surface Salinity product v3.1, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 307–323, 2022.

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Development of a series of Jupyter notebooks. 

Notebooks will be developed for different products and concern several aspects : Data access / Exploring the file structure / Mapping the data / Application examples. 

Save the date !

The 11th International Workshop on Sea Ice Modelling, Assimilation, Observations, Predictions and Verification (aka IICWG-DA-11) will take place in Oslo on 21-22-23 March 2023, at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.

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