NSCAT

Main Parameter General Region Additional Information Specific Region Time Period Coverage Product and/or Background Non-NSCAT Input
Indian Ocean Observation Pattern Indian Ocean October 26, 1996 1 Day Bin Average None
Wind Patterns Antarctic (Southern) Ocean Ice Sheet Wind Speed Vorticity (Background) Divergence (Sign) Southern Ocean January 21, 1997 1 day COAPS/NSCAT Level IV Winds Orographic Contours
Atlantic Ocean Wind Speed Vorticity (Background) Divergence (Sign) North Sea September 27, 1996 1 day COAPS/NSCAT Level IV Winds Orograpnic Contours
Indian Ocean Wind Speed Vorticity (Background) Divergence (Sign) Northern Indian Ocean November 3-5, 1997 1 day COAPS/NSCAT Level IV Winds Orographic Contours
Pacific Ocean Wind Speed Vorticity (Background) Divergence (Sign) North Eastern Pacific September 29, 1996 1 day COAPS/NSCAT Level IV Winds Orographic Contours
Wind Speed Vorticity (Background) Divergence (Sign) South Pacific May 28, 1997 1 day COAPS/NSCAT Level IV Winds Orographic Contours
Wind Speed South Georgia Island May 28, 1997 1 day Background None

QSCAT

Main Parameter General Region Additional Information Specific Region Time Period Coverage Product and/or Background Non-NSCAT Input
Wind Patterns Global Near Real-Time Wind Barbs MUDH rainflag Zoom to Any 22 hours From Last Update 1 day NOAA NESDIS Near Real-Time Winds None
Near Real-Time Wind Barbs MUDH Rainflag Zoom to Any Previous Day and Archive 1 day NOAA NESDIS Near Real-Time Winds None
Wind Speeds Global Wind Speed Vector Wind Components Global Contours Entire QuikSCAT period 12 hours COAPS/Seaflux ECMWF?