Metop-A ASCAT L2 25 km winds data record
Information
Documentation

Metop-A ASCAT L2 25 km winds data record

Released Climate product
Identification
Acronym : REPASC25
Product navigator reference : EO:EUM:DAT:METOP:OSI-150-A
OSI SAF producer : Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Identifier : OSI-150-a
Acronym for EDC (APNM) : OR1ASW025
Characteristics
Processing level : L2
Satellite input : EUMETSAT Secretariat reprocessed Metop-A ASCAT L1b
Other input : ECMWF outputs (wind, SST, land-sea mask)
Frequency : Continuous
Timeliness : NA
Spatial coverage : Global
Spatial sampling : 25 km
Projection : Swath
File Formats : EDC (NetCDF3), EDC (BUFR)
Characteristics & methods : Swath sigma0’s, wind vectors and ice probabilities, gridded wind vectors
Data Access
Redistribution : PODAAC-ASCDR-25X01: https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/dataset/ASCATA_L2_25KM_CDR
Accuracy Requirements
Target accuracy : Better than 2 m/s in wind component Stdev with a bias of less than 0.5 m/s in wind speed on a monthly basis
Verification/validation method : Triple collocation with NWP and buoys
Applications and users
Usage : * Reanalyses
* Ocean models, air-sea interaction
* Climate research, environmental monitoring
History
Expected date for operational/released :
First date :
Last date :
New ticket helpdesk