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SMOS L3 Daily Wind Speed

01 Apr 2021

DESCRIPTION

SMOS L3WS products are daily composite maps of the collected SMOS L2 swath wind products for a specific day, provided with the same grid than the Level 2 wind data (SMOS L2WS NRT) but separated into ascending and descending passes.

This product is available the day after sensing from Ifremer, in NetCDF format.

Before using this dataset, please check the read-me-first note available in the Resources section below.

DETAILS

DATA SET SPECIFICATIONS

Spatial coverage: 
90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E
Temporal coverage:
2018-05-01 - present
Date of launch:
2009-11-02
Operators:
ESA
Mission status:
onGoing
Orbit height:
758 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
1000 km
Current Processor Version:
110
Wavelengths:
L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 3

HOW TO ACCESS THIS DATA

Users can freely access the collection using the below links and will be requested to login (new users shall register) to ESA EO Sign In to download the products. ESA internal users can use their ESAAD account.

The products are available for download via the ESA SMOS dedicated dissemination service and catalogue Includes latest version (baseline) of L1, L2 OPER and REPR science data, Light BUFR and Soil Moisture NRT products, higher level and AUX products - all accessible via both HTTP and FTP.

For further information about the EO Sign In Service you can visit TellUs

Should you need support please contact EOHelp

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions

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RESOURCES

SMOS Wind Products Description Document
Product Specifications
SMOS Wind Products ATBD
Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD)
Read-me-first note for the release of SMOS Wind data products
Release Note
SMOS Wind Data Service at Ifremer
External resources
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