Release via PO.DAAC and AODN of GHRSST GDS2 format Bureau of Meteorology SST analyses [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

12 November 2019 Published by

As a contribution to the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) GAMSSA 28 km and RAMSSA 9 km Daily SST Analyses are now available in the GHRSST Data Specification version 2.0 (GDS2.0) Level 4 (L4) format. Both datasets are reformatted versions of existing GAMSSA 28 km and RAMSSA 9 km GDS1.6 datasets (DOI: and, produced daily on an operational basis at BoM.  Additional metadata and sea-ice concentrations (obtained from NOAA/NCEP) have been added to the GDS2 L4 files.

The datasets are described and discoverable via PO.DAAC pages ( and, as well as the Australian Ocean Data Network (AODN:

To read the PO.DAAC announcement, please see:

Kind regards,


Dr Helen Beggs | Senior Research Scientist – Ocean Remote Sensing

Ocean Modelling Research Team

Science to Services Program
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289 Melbourne VIC 3001
Level 11, 700 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008
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