CYGNSS CDR Version 1.0 Datasets Release

CYGNSS CDR Version 1.0 Datasets Release

Postby podaac » Fri May 22, 2020 10:59 am

The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the public release of the CYGNSS Climate Data Record (CDR) Version 1.0 dataset. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), launched on 15 December 2016, is a NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder Mission that was designed with the purpose to collect the first frequent space-based measurements of surface wind speeds in the inner core of tropical cyclones. Made up of a constellation of eight micro-satellites, the CYGNSS observatories provide coverage over the tropical oceans with a mean (i.e., average) revisit time of seven hours and a median revisit time of three hours. As a result of the CYGNSS constellation coverage, the CDR data is made available from 18 March 2017 to present with an approximate 1 to 2 month latency in the netCDF-4 formatted data files, where ....

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