New Oceansat-2 L2 winds Climate Data Records (CDR)

First release of the Oceansat-2 Scatterometer L2 25 km and 50 km winds data records are now available to users.

Thursday, 07 September 2017

Oceansat-2 L2 25 km and 50 km winds Climate Data Records (CDR) have been created covering the period from 15 December 2009 to 20 February 2014, using the latest state-of-the-art wind retrieval algorithms.

Scatterometer data have been collocated with ECMWF ERA-Interim winds and scatterometer level 2 wind products have been created at 25 km and 50 km swath grid.

The data records, OSCAT L2 25 km winds data record release 1 - OceanSat and OSCAT L2 50 km winds data record release 1 - OceanSat, in BUFR and NetCDF format, will be available soon from the EUMETSAT Data Centre. Currently, the data are available on request, email the OSI SAF Helpdesk for more details.

More information, including the Product User Manual and Validation Report is available on the OSI SAF wind products webpage. An overview of the OSI SAF scatterometer winds data records is also available.

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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