Wind - OSCAT scatterometer 50-km global OSI SAF product

The OSCAT 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 OSCAT instrument on the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Oceansat-2 satellite, as described in the OSCAT Wind Product User Manual (http://www.knmi.nl/scatterometer/publications/pdf/Oceansat2_Product_Manual.pdf). The sampling distance is 50 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 June 8, 2021, 09:48 (UTC)
Created June 8, 2021, 09:48 (UTC)
Dataset name osisaf_oscat_500
Dataset version nrt
East bound longitude 180.0
File identifier d78035ba-93c9-4e18-99b7-5c7d4aace36f
From 2012-10-29T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::osisaf_oscat_500/nrt/
License EUMETSAT copyright credit must be shown
Linage statement Oceansat-2 Wind Product User Manual: http://www.knmi.nl/scatterometer/publications/pdf/Oceansat2_Product_Manual.pdf
North bound latitude 90.0
Publication timestamp 2012-12-04T14:52:20
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude -90.0
Status onGoing
Until 2014-02-24T23:59:59
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no constraints
West bound longitude -180.0