When scientists talk about the cryosphere, they mean the places on Earth where water is in its solid form, frozen into ice or snow. Read more ...
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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.