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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0256

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

The SeaWinds on QuikSCAT scatterometer provides normalized radar cross section (sigma-0) measurements of the Earth's surface. 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:
  • 19 January 1999
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
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