Definitions for "Sea Surface Temperature"
Keywords:  buoy, imagery, sst, ship, micrometres
This Level 2 and 3 product provides sea surface temperature at 1 km resolution over the global ocean. In addition, a quality assessment parameter is included for each pixel. The Level 2 product is produced daily and consists of global day and night coverage every 24 hours. It is used to generate the gridded Level 3 products daily and weekly for day and night conditions. a quality parameter is provided for each dataset.
( SST) is a key characteristic of El and La iña events. SSTs are monitored from ship reports, buoys and satellite imagery. [ Current SST chart
Temperature of the water of the surface layer of the sea.