Minimize Level-1B ECHO_SAR_Ku Product: Surface Type

Level-1B ECHO_SAR_Ku Product: Surface Type

PARAMETER

Surface type

NETCDF NAME

surf_type_l1b_echo_sar_ku

DESCRIPTION

The surface type is computed using the land/sea mask of the SENTINEL-3 mission. The latitude and longitude of the altimeter measurement are used to determine the nearest grid

point in the land/sea mask file. The surface type is set to the surface type reported for this nearest grid point.

UNITS

(0b):open ocean or semi-enclosed seas

(1b):enclosed seas or lakes

(2b):continental ice

(3b):land

PARAMETERS RELATED

None

ALGORITHM DETAILED DESCRIPTION

GEN_ENV_SUR_01

PARAMETER DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Sentinel-3 Core PDGS Instrument Processing Facility (IPF) Implementation. Product Data Format Specification. SRAL/MWR Level 1 & 2 Instrument Products