Stress equivalent surface wind derived from ERA Interim

ERA Interim surface wind field, rescaled to equivalent neutral wind (taking atmospheric stratification in to account) and then rescaled to stress equivalent wind (taking air mass density in to account)

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Author KNMI scatterometer team
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version 1
Last Updated June 8, 2021, 09:45 (UTC)
Created June 8, 2021, 09:45 (UTC)
Dataset name u10s_era_interim
Dataset version 1
East bound longitude 180.0
File identifier 36983ffa-38ca-4164-bce6-9f2231605351
From 1979-01-02T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::u10s_era_interim/1/
License Creative Commons
Linage statement Input data is the ECMWF ERA-Interim archive MARS retrieval performed using the script, and u10s NetCDF products generated using the script Both are parth of the myocean mercurial repository. The actual revision used is: 283:d3e3c451c4cd. The actual grib to netcdf conversion was done by the python module, part of the genscat software, svn revision r12339
North bound latitude 90.0
Publication timestamp 2017-06-27T12:08:34
Purpose stress-equivalent winds can be used to directly compare with scatterometer winds or to generate ocean surface wind stress.
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
South bound latitude -90.0
Status onGoing
Supplemental information note that stress equivalent model and scatterometer winds (u10s) are also available from the copernicus portal where the KNMI L3 scatterometer products may be obtained. See:
Until 2017-12-31T23:59:59
Update frequency quarterly
Use limitation no constraints
West bound longitude -180.0