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NSIDC-0257

BYU Daily Browse Images of SeaWinds Sigma-0 Measurements, Version 1

The SeaWinds on ADEOS-II (Midori-II) scatterometer provides normalized radar cross section (sigma0) measurements of the Earth's surface. This product consists of spatial and temporal averages of SeaWinds Level-1B sigma0 values over one-day periods from 14 December 2002 to the present.This data set consists of sigma-0 browse images for the entire globe, the northern hemisphere, and the southern hemisphere.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 22.5 km x 22.5 km
Temporal Coverage:
  • 10 April 2003 to 24 October 2003
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Parameter(s):
  • Radar > Radar Backscatter
  • Radar > Sigma Naught
Platform(s) SATELLITES
Sensor(s): SCATTEROMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • SIR
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): David Long

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

David G. Long 2000. BYU Daily Browse Images of SeaWinds Sigma-0 Measurements, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Pasadena, California USA. JPL: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. [Date Accessed].
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