The sea surface temperature is measured by satellite infrared radiometers (passive remote sensing). The products is 1-day average, high resolution, which is a simple data average of 4 satellite measurements (infra-red radiometers) taken over the previous day. The processing takes into account input data at level 1b and/or level 2.
This product may locally be highly gappy due to the presence of clouds or missing data.
sea surface temperature
2014-03-20 to D-1
Latitude = -80/80 ; Longitude = 0/359
NRT (last month, without any restart of the server)