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Calibration/validation of SeaWinds on ADEOS-II
Author(s): W. Timothy Liu; Wenqing Tang
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Paper Abstract

A microwave scatterometer of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, SeaWinds, was launched on the second Advanced Earth Observing System (ADEOS-II) of the Japanese Space Agency (NASDA) in December 2002. A preliminary data set was released to the Ocean Vector Wind Science Team (OVWST) for calibration/validation on July 15, 2003. A comparison of this data set with ocean buoy measurements was performed and the quality of the data was found to be very similar to that from an identical scatterometer deployed on NASA QuikSCAT mission. An overview of potential unique impact of SeaWinds on ADEOS-2 is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5234, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites VII, (2 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.510789
Show Author Affiliations
W. Timothy Liu, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Wenqing Tang, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5234:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites VII
Roland Meynart; Joan B. Lurie; Steven P. Neeck; Michelle L. Aten; Haruhisa Shimoda, Editor(s)

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