The KEPLER team have successfully submitted Deliverable 4.2 to the European Commission for approval.
This public report is a key outcome of the KEPLER project and specifically investigates the Sea Ice Essential Climate Variable (ECV), focusing on Climate Data Records (CDRs) and Climate information for the sea-ice Essential Climate Variable (ECV). It is noteworthy that D4.2 builds upon the Stakeholders and Users Requirements collected in WP1, the inventory of the CMEMS multi-year products (both reanalysis and satellite-based products), and the gaps identified there.
This report covers several aspects, such as:
Read the report below
Recommendations for improved sea ice ECV records *pending approval*
Lead Author: Thomas Lavergne (Met Norway)
Contributing Authors: Steffen Tietsche (ECMWF), Helge Goessling (AWI), Laurent Bertino (NERSC) and Gilles Garric (Mercator Ocean International.)
*Please note this document is pending approval from the EC