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OSI SAF High Latitude Processing Center

Welcome to the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) High Latitude Processing Center. This web site gives you information and products from the high latitude part of the EUMETSAT OSI SAF. The High Latitude center has responsibilty for the production and distribution of the OSI SAF Sea Ice products. We also produce the high latitude part of the OSI SAF SST and Radiative Flux products.

Some useful short-cuts:
  • Today's Arctic Sea Ice Concentration map: here;
  • Animations of past sea ice climate in Arctic: here;
  • Up-to-date daily sea ice extent using OSI SAF data: here;
  • Climate trends of March and September Arctic sea ice extent: here.

data sets

New version
June 2015!
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Validation Production monitoring
Contact info

Product status

Ice Conc NH Ice Conc SH Ice Edge NH Ice Edge SH Ice Type NH Ice Type SH Ice Emis NH Ice Emis SH SST AHL DLI AHL SSI AHL
LR Ice Drift NH LR Ice Drift SH MR Ice Drift NH
Oper. Degraded Outage Pre-oper. Demo

Note : All intellectual property rights of the OSI SAF products belong to EUMETSAT. The use of these products is granted to every interested user, free of charge. If you wish to use these products, EUMETSAT's copyright credit must be shown by displaying the words "copyright (year) EUMETSAT" on each of the products used.