THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - WindRAD -
Full Name Wind Radar Status Being developed
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
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Atmospheric WindsWind profile (horizontal)
Wind profile (vertical)
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal)
Wind vector over sea surface (horizontal)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Wind speed and direction (upper-air) click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
FY-3E - FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2021 - 2026)
FY-3H - FY-3H Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite (2022 - 2028)
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