The focus of the salinity validation data system working group is to provide a systematic estimation and assessment of satellite sea surface salinity over the global ocean, including the spatiotemporal variability. Regional analyses are also within the scope of this working group. Please contact Hsun-Ying Kao at hkao (at) if you are interested in finding out more about ESR’s work on SVDS. 


Current ESR SVDS Team Members​ (alphabetical order by last name):


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