SCA A Spot

New version of EPS-SG Scatterometer (SCA) L1B test data released


SCA A Spot
SCA A Spot

A new version of the EPS-SG Scatterometer (SCA) L1B test data has been released to users.

Last Updated

28 November 2022

Published on

28 November 2022

This test data (V2) is an update to previously delivered EPS-SG SCA test dataset in June 2020.

The EPS-SG SCA instrument is a real aperture, side-looking radar, emitting microwave radiation towards the Earth's surface and measuring the energy scattered back. EPS-SG SCA has heritage from the ASCAT instrument onboard Metop.

Test data description

EPS-SG SCA L1B Radiance product

The content and format (netCDF) of this product is in line with the specifications in the following documents, released together with this package.

The Readme file gives more details on the SCA data package.

Note: all old versions are obsolete for format familiarisation purposes.

These test data are only intended for format familiarisation and system testing.

For more information and feedback on the test data, contact our User Service Helpdesk.