Regions with validation results from CMEMS ARC-MFC

Full domain


    Validation products:
  • Sea surface temperature vs. data from drifting buoys
  • Sea surface temperature vs. satellite data
  • T, S profiles vs. data from ARGO profiling buoys
  • Sea ice concentration vs. OSI SAF data
  • Sea ice drift vs. SAR data
  • Sea ice type vs. OSI SAF data
  • Sea ice thickness vs. SMOS data
  • Sea ice thickness vs. CryoSat data

South domain


    Validation product:
  • Sea level anomalies vs. JASON-2 data

Nordic Seas


    Validation products:
  • Sea surface temperature vs. data from drifting buoys
  • Sea surface temperature vs. satellite data
  • T, S profiles vs. data from ARGO profiling buoys

Nordic Seas south


    Validation product:
  • Sea level anomalies vs. JASON-2 data

Barents Sea


    Validation products:
  • Sea surface temperature vs. data from drifting buoys
  • Sea surface temperature vs. satellite data

Arctic Svalbard


    Validation products:
  • Sea ice concentration vs. ice chart data
  • Ice edge position vs. ice chart data

Arctic sectors

    Note that this is a composite of three separate, non-overlapping regions:
  • 65°W - 55°E (green sector)
  • 55°E - 175°E (blue sector)
  • 175°E - 65°W (red sector)

    Validation product:
  • Sea ice concentration vs. OSI SAF data
  • Sea ice drift vs. SAR data
  • Sea ice type vs. OSI SAF data

Atlantic sector


    Validation product:
  • Chlorophyll a

GODAE regions

  1. Arctic Deep Basin
  2. Queen Elisabeth Islands
  3. Beaufort Sea
  4. Chuckchi Sea
  5. Siberian Sea
  6. Laptev Sea
  7. Kara Sea
  8. Barents Sea
  9. Greenland Basin
  10. Southeast Greenland
  11. Baffin Bay
  12. Hudson Bay
  13. Labrador Sea

    Validation product:
  • Sea ice concentration vs. OSI SAF data