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New version of JAXA's AMSR2 SST products (Ver.3.0) are available. AMSR2 10GHz SST (high resolution SST) is also available. (updated on March 1, 2017.)


About GHRSST

JAXA provides near-real-time data Sea Surface Temperature (SST) retrievals from several passive microwave imagers as a contribution to the Group for High Resolution SST (GHRSST).
Those SST products are produced at Earth Observation Research Center (EORC) of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
All SST products are in GDS format defined by GHRSST, and available as L2P (swath grid) and L3C (daily grid) products.

To see near-real-time browse image, please go to "NRT Monitor".

To download SST, please make user registration to get near-real-time binary data from below.

Available Microwave SST products

• GMI SST (GPM) from 4 March 2014 to present
• AMSR2 SST (GCOM-W) from 3 July 2012 to present
• WindSat SST (Coriolis) from 1 April 2009 to present
• AMSR-E SST (Aqua) from 1 June 2002 to 4 October 2011

Available IR SST products

• VIRS SST (TRMM) from 1 April 2013 to 21 March 2014

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