The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the "RapidScat Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites" dataset produced by the RapidScat Science Data Systems Team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Tropical Cyclone Eunice has been spinning around in the Southern Indian Ocean for the last week and by Feb. 1 as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead, the storm was transitioning into an extra-tropical cyclone.
On Jan. 28, 2015 2:41 to 4:14 UTC, RapidScat saw the nor'easter's strongest winds (red) just off-shore from eastern Cape Cod, sustained between 25 m/s (90 kph/55.9 mph) and 30 meters (108 kph/67.1 mph).
Tropical Cyclone Chedza formed last week in the Mozambique Channel (So. Indian Ocean), Tropical Cyclone Niko has been gaining strength for a few days in the South Pacific Ocean and is moving towards the Society Islands.