Evaluating SST Analyses with Independent Ocean Profile Observations

Boyin Huang, William Angel, Tim Boyer, Lijing Cheng, Gennady Chepurin, Eric Freeman, Chunying Liu, Huai-Min Zhang
  • Journal of Climate, July 2018, American Meteorological Society
  • DOI: 10.1175/jcli-d-17-0824.1

Using ocean profile observations to validating SST analysis

What is it about?

The improvement of ERSST v5 over v4 is validated by independent ocean profile observations from MBT, XBT, CTD, and XCTD.

Why is it important?

The reliability of the latest ERSST v5 is verified.

Perspectives

Boyin Huang
NOAA NCEI

ERSST v5 represent the best estimation over the previous versions

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-17-0824.1

The following have contributed to this page: Boyin Huang and Prof. lijing Cheng