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Communicating uncertainties in sea surface temperature

Rayner, N., Merchant, C. J. and Corlett, G. (2015) Communicating uncertainties in sea surface temperature. EOS, 96. ISSN 2324-9250

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1029/2015EO030289

Abstract/Summary

A project on sea surface temperature is generating new climate data records from satellite observations. The data are independent of in situ observations and are harmonious across satellite sensors to maximize stability and have realistic, context-sensitive uncertainty estimates at all spatial and temporal scales. The project, part of the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative (SST CCI), now seeks to establish a useful method for communicating uncertainty in sea surface temperatures. This goal was the impetus for a workshop held in November 2014 in Exeter in the United Kingdom, summarised in this article.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:40568
Publisher:American Geophysical Union

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