4.8. ACSPO SST Reader

The ACSPO reader is for reading files created by the NOAA Community Satellite Processing Package (CSPP) Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO) system software. The ACSPO reader supports product files created from VIIRS, MODIS and AVHRR imaging sensors. For more information on this product, please visit the CSPP LEO website: https://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/cspp/.

The ACSPO output product format is NetCDF4. The frontend can be specified with the polar2grid.sh command using the acspo frontend name. The ACSPO frontend provides the following products:

Product Name



Sea Surface Temperature

4.8.1. Command Line Arguments

usage: polar2grid.sh -r acspo -w <writer> [-h]


polar2grid.sh -r aspo -w geotiff -h

polar2grid.sh -r acspo -w geotiff --list-products -f /noaa20/20220526060927-CSPP-L2P_GHRSST-SSTskin-VIIRS_N20-ACSPO_V2.80-v02.0-fv01.0.nc

polar2grid.sh -r acspo -w geotiff --grid-coverage=0.0 -f /aqua/20220524205044-CSPP-L2P_GHRSST-SSTskin-MODIS_A-ACSPO_V2.80-v02.0-fv01.0.nc

mpolar2grid.sh -r acspo -w hdf5 -p sst sea_ice_fraction --compress gzip --add-geolocation -g lcc_fit --grid-coverage=.02 -f /metopc/20220803024121-CSPP-L2P_GHRSST-SSTskin-AVHRRF_MC*.nc

polar2grid.sh -r acspo -w awips_tiled --num-workers 4 --grid-coverage 0 -g lcc_conus_750 --sector-id LCC --letters --compress -f 20220526060927-CSPP-L2P_GHRSST-SSTskin-VIIRS_N20*.nc

polar2grid.sh -r acspo -w awips_tiled -g merc_pacific_300 --sector-id Pacific --letters --compress -f *CSPP-L2P_GHRSST-SSTskin-VIIRS_NPP-ACSPO*.nc