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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - WindRAD -
Full Name Wind Radar Status Prototype
Instrument Agencies NSMC-CMA, CNSA Maturity
Instrument Type Scatterometers Geometry
Instrument Technology Radar scatterometer Sampling
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measures sea-surface wind.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary C and Ku band.
Ku-Band (12.5 to 18 GHz)
C-Band (8 - 4 GHz)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric WindsWind profile (horizontal) 
Wind profile (vertical) 
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal) 
Wind vector over sea surface (horizontal) 
Instrument Missions
FY-3E - FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2017 - 2020)
FY-3G - FY-3G Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2024)
FY-3H - FY-3H Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2028)
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