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Corrections included for the V3/V4 QSCAT L2B datasets.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:26 am
by podaac
What types of corrections are included in the wind speed data for the Version 3 and 4 QuikSCAT L2B datasets?

All atmospheric attenuation is accounted and corrected for in the wind retrieval, including the "retrieved_wind_speed" and "wind_speed_uncorrected" variables". The "retrieved_wind_speed" variable includes the additional corrections rain. The "wind_speed_uncorrected" variable does not include corrections for rain.

Re: Corrections included for the V3/V4 QSCAT L2B datasets

PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:16 am
by dmoroni
More context to this issue is included in the latest QuikSCAT L2B User Guide, which is described further at the following forum post: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=938