ASCAT L2 25 km Winds Data Record Release 1 - Metop

Abstract:
The ASCAT Wind Product contains stress equivalent 10m winds (speed and direction) over the global oceans. The winds are obtained through the processing of reprocessed scatterometer backscatter data originating from the ASCAT instrument on EUMETSAT's Metop satellite.

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Metadata Information

General

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  • dis.EUMETSAT Data Centre
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contactsee section contact (role: pointOfContact)
dateStamp 2020-07-30
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    • ASCAT L2 25 km Winds Data Record Release 1 - Metop
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    • creation: 2016-08-03
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