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ADEOS Scatterometer Winds, Level 2B


This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


Sea surface wind estimated by scatterometer instruments on the ADEOS satellite.

JPL PO.DAAC has initiated reprocessing of all ADEOS and QuikSCAT data with superior algorithms for retrievals in high wind speed and light rain areas. This reprocessing could affect this dataset.

Temporal Range:
2002-06-04 to 2002-06-27
Access Restrictions:

This dataset is subject to limited distribution. Please contact us for further information.

Surface Winds
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
Total Volume:
0 MB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation), HDF4
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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