Determining Selected Tropical Cyclone Characteristics Using QuikSCAT's Ultra-High Resolution Images

@article{Said2011DeterminingST,
  title={Determining Selected Tropical Cyclone Characteristics Using QuikSCAT's Ultra-High Resolution Images},
  author={Faozi Said and David G. Long},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={857-869}
}
  • Faozi Said, D. Long
  • Published 16 May 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Operational SeaWinds on QuikSCAT data can be enhanced to yield a 2.5 km ultra-high resolution (UHR) wind product, which can be used to help estimate tropical cyclone (TC) characteristics such as TC center and wind radii. This paper provides the results of two studies in which the QuikSCAT UHR wind product's effectiveness in estimating these TC characteristics is evaluated. First, a comparison is made between an analyst's choice of center location based on UHR images and interpolated best track… 
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