JPL SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) CAP V4 Dataset Released

JPL SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) CAP V4 Dataset Released

Postby podaac » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:30 pm

The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the availability of the PI-produced JPL V4.0 SMAP Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) and extreme winds data. This release includes Level-2B and Level 3 products based on the JPL Combined Active-Passive (CAP) algorithm applied to data from the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory. Data begins April 1, 2015 and is ongoing. Improvements with this version include: addition of estimated SSS uncertainty fields, improvement of TB correction for high latitudes, modification of the land correction range to 1000 km from coast, change of the ancillary wind source from NCEP GDAS to NCEP GFS resulting in significant improvements in SSS retrievals near storms, extension of the range of SSS retrievals to 45 PSU, and SSS retrievals also for ....

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