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Aqurius/SAC-D RFI data?

PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:15 am
by landonadrian
Now, I am using Aquarius/SAC-D SSS for studying Korean water at Graduate school(PhD course).

Some salinity values were weired in Korean water.

So, I guessed that was error cause by RFI.

I found RFI monthly images in web site, but there was not data.

Also, images are focused on America and Europe not north-east Asia(Korea).

I'd like to download RFI data or just images for my study.

If I use RFI images, I can usderstand SSS well in Korean water.

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Re: Aqurius/SAC-D RFI data?

PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:54 am
by jvazquez
Dear Landonadrian:
Thank you for your question. Yes RFI is a major issue in the Salinity contamination. The ancillary data used in the Aquarius product may be accessed through: ... =%22RFI%22
As RfI should be pretty constant, unless the sources themselves change, looking at the region of interest fo for a given period of time should be representative.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if we can be of any further help.

Jorge Vazquez
Research Scientist