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Ocean Heat Content

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Ocean Heat Content up to 700m depth (OHC700) is an important climatic parameter required for atmospheric and oceanic studies like cyclone and monsoon prediction and ocean heat transport estimations. This parameter is estimated on daily basis from 2002 till date with a time lag of 1 week. The data used to estimate this parameter are (a) sea surface height anomaly (SSHA) from the available altimeters, (b) sea surface temperature (SST) from Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager (TMI) and the climatological values of OHC700. The artificial neural network techniques (Ali et al. 2012: IEEE GRSL) which is being used for the estimation of Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential, is followed in the estimation of OHC700 also. This link takes the user to Bhuvan portal of NRSC/ISRO to facilitate download of Ocean Heat Content data of user selected aeras.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Vinod M Bothale
Designation:
Group Director, Geoportals & Web GIS Services
Ministry/State/Department: Department of Space
Indian Space Research Organization
National Remote Sensing Centre
Phone:
  • +91 4023884587
Address:
National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500037