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ASCAT Ocean Surface Wind Vector Imagery


This data set contains ASCAT ocean surface wind vector imagery over the DYNAMO region. ASCAT is the scatterometer instrument aboard the METOP-A satellite. Products include four sub-sectors over the DYNAMO region and an overview sector. The regional sub-sectors were produced by NOAA/NESDIS and the overview sector was produced by NCAR/EOL. All images are in png format.

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Spatial Type raster
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2011-09-09 20:27:00
End datetime 2012-04-02 19:11:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 10.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 60.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 90.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), NOAA. 2012. ASCAT Ocean Surface Wind Vector Imagery. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 27 Sep 2021.

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