ASCAT

AcronymDefinition
ASCATAutomated Steel Cleanliness Analysis Tool (production quality project)
ASCATAdvanced Scatterometer
ASCATAdult Social Care Access Team (UK)
ASCATAssociation Internationale Éditors de Catalogues de Timbres-Poste (French: International Association of Stamp Catalogue Publishers)
ASCATAnti-Submarine Classification Analysis Test (US DoD)
ASCATAnti-SAM Combat Assistance Team (US DoD Vietnam era unit)
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Most general weather centres such as ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts), Met Office (UK's national weather service), Japan Meteorological Agency, and Environment Canada already use the ASCAT data in the data assimilation process.
ASCAT ocean surface wind vectors (25-km resolution) for the Genoa 2014 HIWE (ASCAT 2047 UTC).
Observing system Orbit CNTL NOPM AMVs (Aqua) PM Yes No AMVs (Terra) AM No No MetOp-A ASCAT Mid-AM Yes Yes MetOp-A IASI Mld-AM Yes Yes MetOp-A AMSU-A Mld-AM Yes Yes MetOp-A MHS Mid-AM Yes Yes Aqua AIRS PM Yes No NOAA-19 AMSU-A PM Yes No NOAA-19 MHS PM Yes No Table 3.
The current version of the dataset combines nine different sensors (SMMR, ERS-1/2, TMI, SSM/I, AMSR-E, ASCAT, WindSat, AMSR2, and SMOS) between late 1978 and December 2015.
ASCAT satellite derived winds were as much as 50 kt.
Kidd, 2014: Validation of the ASCAT Soil Water Index using in situ data from the International Soil Moisture Network.