WINDS: Measuring Ocean Winds from Space
http://winds.jpl.nasa.gov/

Peter Falcon, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


This website provides access to images and data gathered by the SeaWinds scatterometer, a microwave radar sensor designed specifically to measure ocean near-surface wind speed and direction. The site features images of recent hurricanes, links to additional images and animations, information about missions, access to Winds publications, educational information, FAQ’s and links to data.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Measurements
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Hazards
Topics: Climate, Atmosphere, Ocean:Physical OceanographyKeywords: Hurricane Ivan, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Howard, Hurricane Francis, El Nino