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 ( 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
Dataset name osisaf_oscat_500
Dataset version nrt
Dataset edition near-real time data
Dataset manager KNMI Scatterometer Team
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2012-12-04T14:52:20Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 90.0
East bound longitude 180.0
South bound latitude -90.0
West bound longitude -180.0
Dataset start time 2012-10-29
Dataset end time 2014-02-24
Update frequency asNeeded
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::osisaf_oscat_500/nrt/
Lineage statement Oceansat-2 Wind Product User Manual:
Supplemental information
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:44 (UTC)