Updating the dataset
One of the scatterometers featured in this product, SeaWinds on QuikSCAT, is still
active. The CERSAT regularly updates the QuikSCAT mean wind fields dataset with the latest
fields produced from the latest swath data delivered by QuikSCAT. These fields can be
downloaded from the CERSAT web and ftp servers.
Subsetting on the web on-line extraction service
Data subsetting and downloading according to temporal and/or geographical criteria can
be performed through a download form available on CERSAT
web site, in the data section.
Downloading from the ftp server
All mean wind fields, including the latest generated, are available as netCDF zipped files on CERSAT anonymous ftp server hosted by IFREMER (ftp.ifremer.fr), in the directory /ifremer/cersat/products/gridded. The files organized as follow :