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SMOS NRT L2 Swath Wind Speed

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Description

SMOS retrieved surface wind speed gridded maps (with a spatial sampling of 1/4 x 1/4 degrees) are available in NetCDF format.

Each product contains parts of ascending and descending orbits and it is generated by Ifremer, starting from the SMOS L1B data products, in Near Real Time i.e. within 4 to 6 hours from sensing time.

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
Orbit height:
758 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
1000 km
Current Processor Version:
302
Wavelengths:
L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 2

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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