SQUAM v2

Date Version Changelog
2018 Apr 2.1 Added ACSPO G16 SST in Geo
Added OSTIA Reanalysis and Geo Polar Blended SSTs in Analysis
ACSPO L3U products are available for GAC and all Geo platforms
Replaced the ACSPO development data flow with operational products
Modified time series section and added a new interactive feature called point capturing
Added Data Download page
2016 Sep 2.0 Newly restructured and redesigned SQUAM
Year Month Sub-version Changelog
2014 Sep 17.2 HR SST: Same as below but for monthly against in situ; full record
Aug 17.1 HR SST: Same as below but for monthly against in situ; full record
Jul 17.0 HR SST: Same as below but for (Daily against L4): OSISAF from 2014-03-09; ACSPO since 2014-7-22; others full record
Jul 17.0 HR SST: Maps, Depedence, Hovmöller (Daily against Insitu) implemented two ways: w & w/o outliers; earlier was only after outler removal
Jun 16.0 NAVO VIIRS fully included in SQUAM
GHRSST extensive participation and representation
May 15.1 CMC v2.0 included as an additional reference for HR SSTs from Mar-09-2014
NAVO VIIRS initially explored for inclusion in SQUAM
Apr 15.0 In situ validation (daily and monthly) reprocessed uniformly with improved gridding code for the entire dataset in HR SST module
Mar 14.0 ACSPO GAC: Maps and Depedence (daily, Hovmöller) available two ways: with and without outliers (with improved gridding code)
Feb 13.0 Gridding code performance improved (Y. Kihai) by using IDL+C Hybrid code; implemented in March
Jan 12.1 (A)ATSR Rep. for Clim (ARC) data access established (via ESA portal account) & initially tested (exploring to be included in SQUAM)
2013 Dec 12.1 CMC v2.0 added as a reference for ACSPO AVHRR GAC SSTs in SQUAM
Jul 12.0 Monthly In situ validation of ACSPO AVHRR GAC SSTs included
Jun 11.0 Monthly In situ validation of High Resolution SSTs included
May 10.0 Daily in situ validation of ACSPO AVHRR GAC SSTs included
Apr 9.0 Analyses of ACSPO GAC reprocessed data for long-term record developed; module is fully automated and is being tested
SQUAM presented in the poster session 2013 NOAA Satellite Conference (PPT, ~2.9MB)
Mar 8.7 Comparison of High-Res SST in SQUAM presented at MeteoFrance, Lannnion meeting; preliminary analyses of correlatred errors
Feb 8.7 More deep-dive analyses of IDPS VIIRS SST (offline)
2012 Nov 8.7 Validation of PathFinder v5.0 against in situ val included
Oct 8.6 Analyses of IDPS VIIRS SST to diagnose the cause of increasing s td dev against any reference, IDPS deep-dive: ice-mask issue
Sep 8.6 Presentations at EUMETSAT/GSICS (PPT, ~3.3MB), Sopot, Poland 2012; GOES-R SST Val ATBD
Aug 8.6 Analyses of IDPS VIIRS SST to better understand QFs (IDPS VIIRS QF analyses), continuing work as required
Jul 8.5 SQUAM representation in GHRSST XIII Science meeting (ST-VAL, IC-TAG, AUS-TAG)
Jun 8.5 Initial feedback to Polar-geo 5km blended L4 SST in (test page) L4-SQUAM
May 8.5 JPL MUR comparison against selected L4s (MUR-L4) included in L4-SQUAM
Apr 8.4 NPP VIIRS (IDPS)comparison against L4 fields included in SQUAM High Res; L4-SQUAM paper proof-read sent to DSR-II (DOI)
Mar 8.3 Functionality of ACSPO-GAC changed to maintain a combination between modules; Hovmöller added; extensive sensitivity check of IDPS masks
Feb 8.2 Functionality of L4-SQUAM was changed, allowing to maintain a particular combination of L4s between different modules
Jan 8.1 NPP VIIRS, Aqua MODIS, Terra MODIS (from ACSPO) included in Experimental High Resolution (against L4s and insitu)
2011 Oct 8.0 Validation of High Resolution SST against in situ included
FRAC data were regrouped under High Resolution data and provision made for MODIS & VIIRS SSTs
Aug 7.1 L4-SQUAM intercomparison community paper submiited in DSR-II, Special issue for climate studies
OSTIA reanalysis (1985-2007) included L4-SQUAM (ice mask not analyzed)
May 7.0 Ice-masks were applied in L4-SQUAM when ice bit-mask is available; analyses performed in two ways: ice included, ice excluded
Mar 6.4 Australian BOM GAMSSA (pdf) SSTs included in L4 analyses
2010 Dec 6.3 Validation of Level-4 SSTs against iQUAM insitu data (ships, drifters, coastal & tropical moorings) implemented in L4-SQUAM
Nov 6.2 NASA JPL G1SST 1km SSTs included in L4 analyses. Website redesigned (classified under 3 major categories: L2, L3, L4)
Oct 6.1 Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC) 0.2 SSTs included in L4 analyses
Sep 6.0 PathFinder v5.0 AVHRR SSTs were added (compare against L4 fields)
Aug 5.4 POES-GOES Blended SSTs included in L4 analyses
Jul 5.3 GHRSST Median Product Ensemble (GMPE) SSTs included in L4 analyses
Jun 5.2 NAVO K10 L4 SSTs included in L4 analyses
May 5.1 NESDIS ACSPO SST included in the FRAC analyses
Apr 5.0 Meteo France O&SI SAF AVHRR SST added to FRAC
Mar 4.0 NAVO AVHRR GAC SST were added
Feb 3.1 Interactive timeseries added for L4, MUT, andACSPO
2009 Nov 3.0 L4 intercomparisons added: difference maps, histograms and time series
Hovmöller diagrams added to L4 comparisons
Aug 2.2 Dependence Plots ("SATSST - L4" vs. correlating parameters) overlayed for all platforms.
Datebars to navigate to individual satellite retreival datestamps implemented for all products.
SQUAM presented at GOES-R and IPO Cal/Val meetings in the previous month.
Jun 2.1 NOAA-19 AVHRR SST monitoring included in SQUAM MUT and ACSPO.
SQUAM presented at GHRSST meeting: Highlights.
Apr 2.0 Cross platform double differences added: MUT and ACSPO.
Day - Night double differences added: Above links; different radio buttons.
Cross L4 double differences added: MUT and ACSPO.
Jan 1.0 Newer web design implemented with CSS/JS/Txt editor only (previous web design with MS Frontpage/Expression discarded).
Smooth navigation; All major modules reachable from each page.
Modularization to allow adding new products with minimal effort.
2008 Sep β SQUAM upgraded to handle ACSPO HDF4.2 granules
Jun β Beta version SQUAM for MUT on the web
Feb test Several presentations on initial MUT SST analyses including PSDI/NDE Critical Design Review. SQUAM initially established and tested internally
2007 Jan test SQUAM concept defined. MUT data archive established. I/O, statistical & plotting tools developed