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Author Ali, M.M.; Bhat, G.S.; Long, D.G.; Bharadwaj, S.; Bourassa, M.A. url  doi
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  Title Estimating Wind Stress at the Ocean Surface From Scatterometer Observations Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2013 Publication IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters Abbreviated Journal IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett.  
  Volume 10 Issue 5 Pages 1129-1132  
  Keywords Atmospheric stability; neutral stability; scatterometer; wind stress  
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  ISSN 1545-598X ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Funding NASA, OVWST Approved $loc['no']  
  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 184  
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Author Bentamy, A.; Piollé, J.F.; Grouazel, A.; Danielson, R.; Gulev, S.; Paul, F.; Azelmat, H.; Mathieu, P.P.; von Schuckmann, K.; Sathyendranath, S.; Evers-King, H.; Esau, I.; Johannessen, J.A.; Clayson, C.A.; Pinker, R.T.; Grodsky, S.A.; Bourassa, M.; Smith, S.R.; Haines, K.; Valdivieso, M.; Merchant, C.J.; Chapron, B.; Anderson, A.; Hollmann, R.; Josey, S.A. url  doi
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  Title Review and assessment of latent and sensible heat flux accuracy over the global oceans Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2017 Publication Remote Sensing of Environment Abbreviated Journal Remote Sensing of Environment  
  Volume 201 Issue Pages 196-218  
  Keywords Ocean Heat Flux; Latent heat flux; Sensible heat flux; Ocean heat content; Scatterometer; Surface wind; Specfic air humidity; OceanSites; Remotely sensed data  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0034-4257 ISBN Medium  
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  Funding Approved $loc['no']  
  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 232  
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Author Bourassa, MA; Weissman, DE url  openurl
  Title The development and application of a sea surface stress model function for the QuikSCAT and ADEOS-II SeaWinds scatterometers Type $loc['typeConference Article']
  Year 2003 Publication IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS) Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 239-241  
  Keywords component; surface stress; SeaWinds; scatterometer; validation  
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  Area Expedition Conference 23rd International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2003)  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 485  
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Author Bourassa, M.A., and P.J. Hughes url  doi
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  Title Surface Heat Fluxes and Wind Remote Sensing Type $loc['typeBook Chapter']
  Year 2018 Publication Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 245-270  
  Keywords HEAT; OCEAN SURFACE; WINDS; SCATTEROMETERS; FLUXE; STRESS; RESPONSES  
  Abstract The exchange of heat and momentum through the air-sea surface are critical aspects of ocean forcing and ocean modeling. Over most of the global oceans, there are few in situ observations that can be used to estimate these fluxes. This chapter provides background on the calculation and application of air-sea fluxes, as well as the use of remote sensing to calculate these fluxes. Wind variability makes a large contribution to variability in surface fluxes, and the remote sensing of winds is relatively mature compared to the air sea differences in temperature and humidity, which are the other key variables. Therefore, the remote sensing of wind is presented in greater detail. These details enable the reader to understand how the improper use of satellite winds can result in regional and seasonal biases in fluxes, and how to calculate fluxes in a manner that removes these biases. Examples are given of high-resolution applications of fluxes, which are used to indicate the strengths and weakness of satellite-based calculations of ocean surface fluxes.  
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  Publisher GODAE OceanView Place of Publication Tallahassee, FL Editor Chassignet, E. P., A. Pascual, J. Tintoré, and J. Verron  
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  Call Number COAPS @ user @ Serial 947  
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Author Chakraborty, A.; Sharma, R.; Kumar, R.; Basu, S. url  doi
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  Title An OGCM assessment of blended OSCAT winds Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2014 Publication Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans Abbreviated Journal J. Geophys. Res. Oceans  
  Volume 119 Issue 1 Pages 173-186  
  Keywords scatterometer; ocean modeling; EOF; OSCAR; MSLA; EnOI  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2169-9275 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 157  
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Author Dukhovskoy, D; Bourassa, M url  openurl
  Title Comparison of ocean surface wind products in the perspective of ocean modeling of the Nordic Seas Type $loc['typeConference Article']
  Year 2011 Publication OCEANS 2011 Abbreviated Journal  
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  Keywords scatterometer winds; Arctic Ocean; ocean modeling  
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  Area Expedition Conference MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 315  
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Author Ford, K. M. url  openurl
  Title Uncertainty in Scatterometer-Derived Vorticity Type $loc['typeManuscript']
  Year 2008 Publication Abbreviated Journal  
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  Keywords Vorticity, Scatterometer, Cyclone Genesis, Rrror Analysis, Tropical Storm  
  Abstract A more versatile and robust technique is developed for determining area averaged surface vorticity based on vector winds from the SeaWinds scatterometer on the QuikSCAT satellite. This improved technique is discussed in detail and compared to two previous studies by Sharp et al. (2002) and Gierach et al. (2007) that focused on early development of tropical systems. The error characteristics of the technique are examined in detail. Specifically, three independent sources of error are explored: random observational error, truncation error and representation error. Observational errors are due to random errors in the wind observations, and determined as a worst-case estimate as a function of averaging spatial scale. The observational uncertainty in vorticity averaged for a roughly circular shape with a 100 km diameter, expressed as one standard deviation, is approximately 0.5 x 10 -5 s-1 for the methodology described herein. Truncation error is associated with the assumption of linear changes between wind vectors. For accurate results, it must be estimated on a case-by-case basis. An attempt is made to determine a lower bound of truncation errors through the use of composites of tropical disturbances. This lower bound is calculated as 10-7 s-1 for the composites, which is relatively small compared to the tropical disturbance detection threshold set at 5 x 10-5 s-1, used in an earlier study. However, in more realistic conditions, uncertainty related to truncation errors is much larger than observational uncertainty. The third type of error discussed is due to the size of the area being averaged. If the wind vectors associated with a vorticity maximum are inside the perimeter of this area (away from the edges), it will be missed. This type of error is analogous to over-smoothing. Tropical and sub-tropical low pressure systems from three months of QuikSCAT observations are used to examine this error. This error results in a bias of approximately 1.5 x 10-5 s-1 for area averaged vorticity calculated on a 100 km scale compared to vorticity calculated on a 25 km scale. The discussion of these errors will benefit future projects of this nature as well as future satellite missions.  
  Address Department of Meteorology  
  Corporate Author Thesis $loc['Master's thesis']  
  Publisher Florida State University Place of Publication Tallahassee, FL Editor  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 608  
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Author Hilburn, K.A. url  doi
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  Title Development of scatterometer-derived surface pressures for the Southern Ocean Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2003 Publication Journal of Geophysical Research Abbreviated Journal J. Geophys. Res.  
  Volume 108 Issue C7 Pages  
  Keywords scatterometer; surface pressure; variational techniques; Southern Ocean; SeaWinds; QuikSCAT  
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  ISSN 0148-0227 ISBN Medium  
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  Funding NASA, NOAA, ONR Approved $loc['no']  
  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 477  
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Author Holbach, H.M.; Bourassa, M.A. url  doi
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  Title Platform and Across-Swath Comparison of Vorticity Spectra From QuikSCAT, ASCAT-A, OSCAT, and ASCAT-B Scatterometers Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2017 Publication IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing Abbreviated Journal IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing  
  Volume 10 Issue 5 Pages 2205-2213  
  Keywords Consistency; intercalibration; scatterometer; vorticity  
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  ISSN 1939-1404 ISBN Medium  
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  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 21  
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Author Paget, A.C.; Bourassa, M.A.; Anguelova, M.D. url  doi
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  Title Comparing in situ and satellite-based parameterizations of oceanic whitecaps Type $loc['typeJournal Article']
  Year 2015 Publication Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans Abbreviated Journal J. Geophys. Res. Oceans  
  Volume 120 Issue 4 Pages 2826-2843  
  Keywords whitecap fraction; foam fraction; whitecap coverage; breaking waves; actively breaking waves; air-sea interaction processes; in situ whitecap observations scatterometers; QuikSCAT; WindSat; microwave radiometry; passive remote sensing; satellite oceanography  
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  ISSN 2169-9275 ISBN Medium  
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  Funding Approved $loc['no']  
  Call Number COAPS @ mfield @ Serial 108  
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