NOAA-21 reaches Provisional Maturity for SST

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The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) has approved NOAA-21 Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Advanced Clear Sky Processor for Ocean (ACSPO) sea surface temperature (SST) products for Provisional Maturity.  This means the product is ready for operational use though incremental improvements and validation will continue as the product moves to Full/Validated Maturity.  Learn more about maturity levels

Congratulations to the NOAA Satellites STAR SST Team on reaching this milestone.  Explore these products on the CoastWatch SST webpages and services.