Progress in Scatterometer Application
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- Liu, W.T. Journal of Oceanography (2002) 58: 121. doi:10.1023/A:1015832919110
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Progress in the scientific application of space-based scatterometer data over the past two decades is reviewed. There has been continuous improvement in coverage, resolution, and accuracy. Besides the traditional applications in weather and ocean-atmosphere interaction, which are based on ocean surface wind vectors, emerging applications over land and ice are also described. Future missions and new technology are introduced.