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Data are available through the following servers:

Service Resource Locator
HTTPS Near real time search tool:  https://coastwatch.noaa.gov/cw_html/NearRealTimeSearch.html?region=ALL&product=wind&sensor=SSMI&daysback=1
FTP ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd1/coastwatch/products/ssmi/

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KeyDescription
Platform/Sensor

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) / Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) 

Measurement/Products

Wind (Magnitude)

Sample Filename

SSMI1630004as_WW.hdf

Processing Level

Level-3, mapped

Spatial Coverage

Global

Temporal Coverage

Near real-time + 3 days

Latency

Near real-time

Resolution

0.33 deg (37km)

Projection

Geographic / WGS84

Swath Width

~1500km

Orbital Period

    101.8 min

Orbit

polar, near-circular, altitude ~851km, inclination 98.9 deg,

Data Provider

Creator: NOAA OSPO
Release Place: Suitland, MD, USA

Formats

PNG, TIFF, HDF

Keywords

NOAA, DOD, SSM/I, wind magnitude, CoastWatch

Keywords (Beta)