GEOSAT Wind/Wave Data From the Geodetic Mission
Entry ID: FW99992

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Summary
Abstract: This CD-ROM holds global wind/wave data derived from altimeter data
collected during the Geodetic Mission of the U.S. Navy Geodetic
Satellite (Geosat). The data span the period from March 31, 1985 through
September 30, 1986. Although the complete data set from the Geosat
Geodetic Mission was classified, in 1988 the Navy released the radar
backscatter (from which wind speed is derived) and the ... View entire text
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Description: CD-ROM Order page

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: -72.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center
Dataset Title: GEOSAT Wind and Wave Data from the Geodetic Mission on CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: 1996/01
Version: 2
Online Resource: www.nodc.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-03-01
Stop Date: 1986-09-30
Instrument
ALTIMETERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Due to restrictions placed on the NODC by the US Navy, foreign requesters
must follow special procedures when ordering GEOSAT data. Please contact
NODC for further information.
Use Constraints NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which
these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations
of these data.
Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: F181

Data Center Personnel
Name: NODC USER SERVICES
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
National Oceanographic Data Center
User Services Branch
NOAA/NESDIS E/OC1
SSMC3, 4th Floor
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
Publications/References
NOAA Product Information Catalog. 1988. Washington, DC: US Dept.
of Commerce, 171 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-06-18
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