A two-parameter wind speed algorithm for Ku-band altimeters

Globally distributed crossovers of altimeter and scatterometer observations clearly demonstrate that ocean altimeter backscatter correlates with both the near-surface wind speed and the sea state. Satellite data from TOPEX/Poseidon and NSCAT are used to develop an empirical altimeter wind speed mode...

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Main Authors: Gourrion, J. (Author), Vandemark, D. (Author), Bailey, S. (Author), Chapron, B. (Author), Gommenginger, C.P (Author), Challenor, P.G (Author), Srokosz, M.A (Author)
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Published: 2002.
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