RSS Monthly 1-deg Merged Wind Climatology netCDF dataset and guide published

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GHRC has published theĀ RSS Monthly 1-deg Merged Wind Climatology netCDF dataset and its guide. This data set provides monthly means of wind speed and wind direction on a one degree grid, a 20 year climatology data file, and a cumulative data file containing monthly trends in wind speed anomaly. This data set is constructed from Remote Sensing Systems ( Version-7 microwave radiometer wind speed values. The merged wind climatology data comes from the following satellite radiometers: SSM/I, SSMIS, AMSR-E, and WindSat. These microwave radiometers have been carefully inter-calibrated at the brightness temperature level and the V7 ocean products have been produced using a consistent processing methodology for all sensors. The high quality ocean data is made available thanks to funding from the NASA MEaSUREs (Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments) project. This data set is available as both netCDF3 and netCDF4 formatted files.