Minimize Level-1 ECHO_PLRM Product: Sigma0 Scaling Factor

Level-1 ECHO_PLRM Product: Sigma0 scaling factor

PARAMETER

Scaling factor for sigma0 evaluation

NETCDF NAME

scale_factor_ku_l1b_echo_plrm (Ku band)

scale_factor_c_l1b_echo_plrm (C Band)

 

DESCRIPTION

Scaling factor for backscatter coefficient (sigma0) evaluation corrected for instrumental effects. This scaling factor represents the backscatter coefficient for waveform amplitude equal to 1.

UNITS

10-2 dB

 

PARAMETERS RELATED

The internal calibration on sigma0 parameter are:

sig0_cal_ku_l1b_echo_plrm

sig0_cal_c_l1b_echo_plrm

ALGORITHM DETAILED DESCRIPTION

ALT_PHY_BAC_01

ALT_PHY_BAC_02

PARAMETER DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Sentinel-3 Core PDGS Instrument Processing Facility (IPF) Implementation. Product Data Format Specification. SRAL/MWR Level 1 & 2 Instrument Products