CYGNSS Data Products

CYGNSS Science Data Center CYGNSS Science Data Center
Earth globe graphic The CYGNSS data will enable scientists, for the first time, to probe key air-sea interaction processes that take place near the core of the storms, which are rapidly changing and play large roles in the genesis and intensification of hurricanes.

Download Science Data Products

  1. Level 1 Bistatic Radar Cross Section of Earth Surface [download]
  2. Level 2 Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope at Observed Location and Time [download]
  3. Level 3 Gridded Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope [download]

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

  1. Level 1A DDM Calibration Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, S. Gleason,CYGNSS Project Document 148-0136-X1, Rev 1, 19 Dec. 2014. [paper]
  2. Level 1B DDM Calibration Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, S. Gleason,CYGNSS Project Document 148-0137-X1, Rev 1, 19 Dec. 2014. [paper]
  3. Level 2 Wind Speed Retrieval Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, M. P. Clarizia, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0138, Rev 4, 24 January 2017. [paper]
  4. Level 2 Mean-Square Slope Retrieval Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, V. Zavorotny, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0139, Rev 3, 22 September 2016. [paper]
  5. Level 3 Gridded Wind Speed Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, C. Ruf,CYGNSS Project Document 148-0319, Rev 0 Chg 0, 8 Dec 2015. [paper]

Associated Project Documents

  1. End-to-End Simulator Technical Memo, A. O'Brien, CYGNSS Project Do148-0123_CYGNSS_E2ES_EM. [paper]


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