Wind atlas of the Northern European Seas based on Envisat ASAR, QuikSCAT and ASCAT

Charlotte Bay Hasager, Alexis Mouche, Merete Badger, Ioanna Karagali, Tilly Driesenaar, Ad Stoffelen, Ferhat Bingöl, Alfredo Peña

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Abstract

In the EU project NORSEWInD (Northern Seas Wind Index database, www.norsewind.eu) which lasted from 2008 to 2012 there was a goal of contributing a satellite-based wind atlas for the Northern European Seas. The effort included collection of more than 9000 Envisat ASAR WSM wide swath mode scenes covering the Baltic Sea, Irish Sea and North Sea during the years 2002 to 2012. The near-real-time processing to wind maps was done at CLS and DTU Wind Energy using various CMOD’s and with a priori input of wind directions from the ECMWF and NOGAPS models. At CLS the in-house processing was used. At DTU Wind Energy the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory processing was used.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2013
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventESA Living Planet Symposium - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Sep 201313 Sep 2013

Conference

ConferenceESA Living Planet Symposium
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period09/09/201313/09/2013

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Hasager, C. B., Mouche, A., Badger, M., Karagali, I., Driesenaar, T., Stoffelen, A., Bingöl, F., & Peña, A. (2013). Wind atlas of the Northern European Seas based on Envisat ASAR, QuikSCAT and ASCAT. Poster session presented at ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.