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Simulation of HY-2 scatterometer and analysis of wind field retrieval
Author(s): Mingsen Lin; Xingwei Jiang; Xuetong Xie
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Paper Abstract

The system structure and development scheme for the simulation of spaceborne microwave scatterometer are presented based on systematically reviewing and summarizing the related previous investigations and the wind measurement rationale of scatterometer, in combination with the consideration of current application requirement of China. Subsequently, as an example, a scatterometer simulation system of HY-2 is developed by using the object-oriented programming method. Taking the parameters for HY-2 as input, the simulation experiments of wind field retrieval for conically scanning scatterometer with co-polarizations are conducted by using the simulation platform designed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 2010
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 7807, Earth Observing Systems XV, 78070X (24 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.859967
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Mingsen Lin, National Satellite Ocean Application Service (China)
Xingwei Jiang, National Satellite Ocean Application Service (China)
Xuetong Xie, National Satellite Ocean Application Service (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7807:
Earth Observing Systems XV
James J. Butler; Xiaoxiong Xiong; Xingfa Gu, Editor(s)

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