Minimize Level-1A ECHO_SAR_Ku Product: Surface Type

Level-1A ECHO_SAR_Ku Product: Surface Type

PARAMETER

Surface type

NETCDF NAME

surf_type_l1a_echo_sar_ku

DESCRIPTION

The surface type is computed using the land/sea mask of the SENTINEL-3 mission. The latitude and longitude of the altimeter measurement are used to determine the nearest grid-point in the land/sea file. The surface type is set to the surface type reported for this nearest grid point.

UNITS

(0b): Open ocean or semi-enclosed seas

(1b): enclosed seas or lakes

(2b): continental ice

(3b): land

PARAMETERS RELATED

 

ALGORITHMS RELATED

GEN_ENV_SUR_01

PARAMETER DETAILED DESCRIPTION

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