Global Sea Ice Concentration climate data record (SMMR/SSMI/SSMIS), release 3Released Climate product
The sea-ice concentration Climate Data Record covering the northern and southern hemispheres. Extended by the Interim Climate Data Record OSI-430-a.
L3/L4 daily files, and monthly average files, and monthly sea-ice extent/area indicator.
Includes per-grid cell uncertainties.
Monthly averaged fractional ice cover are also distributed, as well as monthly sea-ice extent/area indicator.
OSI SAF FTP server
This Climate Data Record has been reprocessed several times:
[1st release] OSI-409 and OSI-409-a
[2nd release] OSI-450 was released in 2017
[3rd release] OSI-450-a was released in 2022. We advice you to use the latest release.
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