Wind Diffusivity Current, Metop-B ASCAT, 0.25?, Global, Near Real Time, 2013-present (1 Day)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

NOAA CoastWatch distributes science quality Ekman current (in zonal, meridional, and modulus sets) and Ekman upwelling data. This data begins with wind velocity measurements from the ASCAT instrument onboard EUMETSAT's Metop-B satellite. ASCAT is a microwave scatterometer designed to measure surface winds over the global ocean. NOAA CoastWatch processes wind velocity to wind stress and wind stress curl, and finally to Ekman current and Ekman upwelling. (This is a 1 day composite.)

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Dates

Metadata Date July 22, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 17, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 22, 2018 (creation)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 22, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 17, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 22, 2018 (creation)
Responsible Party NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints
Bbox East Long 180.0
Bbox North Lat 75.0
Bbox South Lat -75.0
Bbox West Long -180.0
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Frequency Of Update
Guid erdQBekm1day
Harvest Object Id aa2ebdf1-76e6-4045-86fa-290b22eb113c
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress
Spatial Data Service Type ERDDAP griddap
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2013-04-27T12:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2018-07-21T12:00:00Z

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