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SMOS L3 Daily Wind Speed

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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:
305
Wavelengths:
L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)

PROCESSING LEVEL

Level 3

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

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

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RESOURCES

Product Specifications

SMOS Wind Products Description Document (PDD)

Product Specifications

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Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD)

SMOS Wind Products ATBD

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD)

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Release Note

Read-me-first note for the release of SMOS Wind data products

Release Note

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External resources

SMOS Wind Data Service at Ifremer

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