Short Name:
NSCAT_LEVEL_3_BROWSE_IMAGES

NSCAT Level 3 Daily Gridded Ocean Surface Wind Vector Browse Images (JPL)

This dataset provides browse images of the NASA Scatterometer (NSCAT) Level 3 daily gridded ocean wind vectors, which are provided at 0.5 degree spatial resolution for ascending and descending passes; wind vectors are averaged at points where adjacent passes overlap. This is the most up-to-date version, which designates the final phase of calibration, validation and science data processing, which was completed in November of 1998, on behalf of the JPL NSCAT Project; wind vectors are processed using the NSCAT-2 geophysical model function. Information and access to the Level 3 source data used to generate these browse images may be accessed at: http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/NSCAT%20LEVEL%203.

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