QUIKSCAT


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QUIKSCATQuick Scatterometer (NASA)
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Lee, "Offshore wind resource assessment around korean peninsula by using QuikSCAT satellite data," Journal of the Korean Society for Aeronautical & Space Sciences, vol.
The wind field used to drive the ocean circulation in this subregion was derived from the 25 km resolution QuikSCAT wind field instead of the NCEP/NCAR reanalysis from year 2000 to year 2006.
Employing algorithms and sensory data from the QuikSCAT satellite, positioned approximately 500 miles above Earth, Forde is able to view wind patterns and conditions on the ocean's surface, detecting environments favorable for hurricane development.
The satellite maps consist of nearly a decade's worth of data from QuikSCAT which reveals hotspots for high wind.
(29) The SeaWinds sensor carried on QuikScat uses specialized radar to measure near-surface wind speed and direction.
The data is derived through cross-calibration and assimilation of ocean surface wind data from Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I), Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), Microwave Imager (TMI), Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-Earth Observing System (AMSR-E), SeaWinds on Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT), and SeaWinds on Advanced Earth Observing Satellite 2 (ADEOS-II).
In addition to CloudSat, she serves as the mission operations manager for the QuikSCAT satellite, also built by Ball for NASA.
Coastal upwelling and mesoscale winds are studied using daily 25 km NOAA SST data [47], 25 km J-OFURO reanalysis [48], satellite scatterometer measurements from QuikSCAT and ASCAT, and 4 km Meteosat infrared imagery.
(2009) provided a five-year record (fall 2003 to spring 2008) of sea ice thickness and volume over the Arctic Ocean derived from Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) campaigns in combination with QuikScat data showing the distribution of multi-year and first-year sea ice across the Northern Hemisphere.
Mean wind fields (MWF product)-User Manual-Volume 2: QuikSCAT. C2-MUT-W-04-IF, CERSAT, Plouzane, 47 pp.
Calibrating seawinds and QuikSCAT scatterometers using natural land targets.