Wind - ASCAT-A scatterometer 25-km global OSI SAF product

The ASCAT Wind Product contains measurements of the wind direction and wind speed above the sea surface. The measurements are obtained through the processing of scatterometer data originating from the ASCAT instrument on EUMETSAT's Metop-A satellite, as described in the ASCAT Wind Product User Manual ( The sampling distance is 25 km. Note: All intellectual property rights of the OSI SAF products belong to EUMETSAT. The use of these products is granted to every interested user, free of charge. If you wish to use these products, EUMETSAT's copyright credit must be shown by displaying the words "copyright (year) EUMETSAT" on each of the products used.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author KNMI Scatterometer Team
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version nrt
Last Updated September 13, 2021, 09:37 (UTC)
Created September 13, 2021, 09:37 (UTC)
Dataset name osisaf_ascat_a_250
Dataset version nrt
East bound longitude 180.0
File identifier 43cd8a1f-f0e6-4b40-91a4-9787c02af848
From 2007-03-28T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::osisaf_ascat_a_250/nrt/
Linage statement ASCAT Wind Product User Manual:
North bound latitude 90.0
Publication timestamp 2012-12-04T09:11:48
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude -90.0
Status onGoing
Until Unlimited
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no constraints
West bound longitude -180.0