Sea Ice Emissivity

Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere

latest emissivity nh

latest emissivity sh


The sea ice surface emissivity is representative for the near 50 GHz channels used for temperature sounding of the atmosphere using satellite radiometers such as SSMIS and AMSU.

For more details on the sea ice emissivit product see the EUMETSAT OSI SAF webpage, including documentations, product archive and quicklooks.