Fig 1: Zones under study in figures 2-4
New reprocessed Sea Surface Salinity products at 0.25 degrees grid spacing are available online. A complete set of products (weighted averaged, optimally interpolated and fused maps) corresponding to the year 2013 has been generated. With the reprocessing of these data, BEC provides the SMOS users with a uniform set of SSS maps for most of the current operating life of SMOS (period 2010-2013).
Fig 2: Standard deviation of SMOS minus ARGO SSS differences in 9-day binned maps for different ocean regions
Fig 3: Standard deviation of SMOS minus ARGO SSS differences in 9-day optimally interpolation maps for different ocean regions
Fig 4: Standard deviation of SMOS minus ARGO SSS differences in 9-day OSTIA-SSS fusion maps for different ocean regions
These new products can be downloaded through our thredds service  or browsed on-line using our Web Map Server . Remember that you must be registered  in order to freely download them.
Related documentation and quality reports can be found in the products documentation section .