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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. This product consists of spatial and temporal averages of SeaWinds Level-1B sigma0 values over one-day periods from 14 December 2002 to the present.This data set consists of sigma-0 browse images for the entire globe, the northern hemisphere, and the southern hemisphere.
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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 Series Name: NSIDC-0257
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Pasadena, California USA
Dataset Publisher: JPL: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Version: 1
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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
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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
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: 2016-11-18