OSCAR 1 degree ocean surface currents

Metadata Updated: November 5, 2019

OSCAR (Ocean Surface Current Analysis Real-time) contains near-surface ocean current estimates, derived using quasi-linear and steady flow momentum equations. The horizontal velocity is directly estimated from sea surface height, surface vector wind and sea surface temperature data. These input data sources are derived from various satellites and in situ instruments. The model formulation combines geostrophic, Ekman and Stommel shear dynamics, and a complementary term from the surface buoyancy gradient. Data are on a 1 degree grid with a 5 day resolution. OSCAR is generated by Earth Space Research (ESR) http://www.esr.org/oscar_index.html

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 5, 2019
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 5, 2019
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019
Unique Identifier C1650311602-PODAAC
Jessica Hausman
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation ESR, Earth Space Research, 2007-11-30, OSCAR 1 degree ocean surface currents, 10.5067/OSCAR-10D01, https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/files/allData/oscar/L4/oscar_1_deg/docs/
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2010-04-13
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/OSCAR-10D01
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2017-04-28
Program Code 026:001
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Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1992-01-01T00:00:00Z/2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
Category OSCAR, geospatial

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