BYU Daily Browse Images of SeaWinds Sigma-0 Measurements
Entry ID: NSIDC-0257

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Abstract: The SeaWinds on ADEOS-II (Midori-II) scatterometer provides normalized radar cross section (sigma0) measurements of the Earth's surface. While originally designed for wind observation, scatterometers have proven useful in a variety of land and ice studies. To aid in the selection of regions and time periods for study, Brigham Young University (BYU) has produced this global sigma0 browse product. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: David G. Long
Dataset Title: BYU Daily Browse Images of SeaWinds Sigma-0 Measurements
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Pasadena, California USA
Dataset Publisher: JPL: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-04-10
Stop Date: 2003-10-24
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 22.5 km
Longitude Resolution: 22.5 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
SATELLITES Ancillary Description
Scatterometers Ancillary Description
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: DVD
Distribution Format: SIR

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: SIR
Phone: 801-422-4383
Fax: 801-422-0201
Email: long at
Contact Address:
BYU Center for Remote Sensing
Brigham Young University
459 Clyde Building
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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