The Sea Surface Temperature project is being undertaken by core European centres of excellence in the field of Sea Surface Temperature research and application.

The partners are:

We still collaborate actively with the wider range of expert partners who participated in earlier phases of SST CCI:

Involvement of the Climate Research Community

The Climate Research Group is led by the Met Office Hadley Centre, who are experienced in observational dataset development for climate science and modelling. The CRG members work daily with climate modellers and other climate scientists worldwide. They have a deep appreciation of the concerns and perspectives of the modelling community regarding climate data.

To succeed, the CCI programme must meet the needs of key user groups.

Key elements of the international framework for this programme are: