TRUSTED drifting buoys data, a Copernicus project

Date 2021-02-23
Author(s) Coriolis data management
Contributor(s) Carval ThierryORCID, Emzivat Gilbert, Guillerm Christophe
DOI 10.17882/79294
Publisher SEANOE
Abstract

The European Union’s Copernicus-funded TRUSTED project (Towards Fiducial Reference Measurements of Sea-Surface Temperature by European Drifters) has deployed over 100 state of the art drifting buoys for improved validation of Sea Surface Temperature (SST) from the Sentinel-3 Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometers (SLSTR). These buoys are manufactured by NKE.

The TRUSTED drifting buoys data and metadata are distributed in qualtity control NetCDF files, as a subset of DBCP drifting buoys GDAC (Global Data Assembly Centre).

Coriolis DAC  (Data Assembly Centre) routinely collects, decodes, quality controls, preserves and distributes data and metadata as NetCDF-CF files.

The TRUSTED buoys have specific features managed by Coriolis DAC python data processing chain: a high resolution temperature sensor in addition to the classic drifting buoy temperature sensor. The high sampling and high resolution observations are distributed in specific variables TEMP_HR, TEMP_HR_SPOT, TEMP_HR_XX (XX is the percentile sample).

 

Licence CC-BY
User's manual

Drifting buoys data quality control manual

Drifting buoys NetCDF data and metadata format

Data

Drifting buoys FTP server

Drifting buoys ERDDAP server

Drifting buoys chart explorer

Data
File Size Format Processing Access Key
trusted buoys data 1 GB NC, NetCDF Quality controlled data Open access 81788
Top of the page