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-C satellite, as described in the ASCAT Wind Product User Manual (https://scatterometer.knmi.nl/publications/pdf/ASCAT_Product_Manual.pdf). 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.

Note: This KDP dataset only has data starting from 2023-06-18. The full dataset (starting from 2019-10-22) is available (as NetCDF4) here: https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/ASCATC-L2-25km


Dataset name osisaf_ascat_c_250
Status onGoing
Last metadata update July 3, 2023, 06:46 (UTC)
Update frequency daily
License https://www.eumetsat.int/eumetsat-data-licensing
North bound latitude 90.0
East bound longitude 180.0
South bound latitude -90.0
West bound longitude -180.0
Dataset version nrt
Dataset edition near-real time data
Dataset manager KNMI Scatterometer Team
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2023-06-05T05:49:34Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
Dataset start time 2023-06-18
Dataset end time Unlimited
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::osisaf_ascat_c_250/nrt/
Lineage statement ASCAT Wind Product User Manual: https://scatterometer.knmi.nl/publications/pdf/ASCAT_Product_Manual.pdf
Supplemental information https://scatterometer.knmi.nl/ascat_c_osi_25_prod/
Use limitation No use limitations
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