This collection contains Sentinel-1 Level-2 Ocean (OCN) products for wind, wave and currents applications which may consist of the following geophysical components: Ocean Wind field (OWI), Ocean Swell spectra (OSW), and Surface Radial Velocity (RVL). The availability of components depends on the acquisition mode. Sentinel-1 is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day-and-night C-band radar imaging mission funded by the European Union and carried out by the ESA within the Copernicus Programme, consisting of a constellation of two satellites.
Sensor: C-SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar)
Repeat rate: 12 days (1 satellite), 6 days (2 satellites)
Launch date: 03 April 2014
Archiving start date: 12 April 2014
Mission Status: ongoing
Terms and conditions for the use of Sentinel data
Sentinel-1 Mission Overview
Sentinel-1 Level-2 OCN Products Overview
Spatial resolution of Sentinel-1 Level-2 OCN data:
File format of measurement data: netCDF
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox (http://step.esa.int/main/download/) Please note: Support for OCN-data is still limited.
Sentinel-1 acquisition plans:
Sentinel-1 Level-2 Ocean (OCN) products consist of geo-located geophysical components derived from Level-1. OCN products are generated from all four Sentinel-1 imaging modes. From Stripmap (SM) and Wave (WV) modes, the OCN product will contain all three components. From Interferometric Wide Swath (IW) and Extra Wide Swath (EW) modes, the OCN product will only contain the OWI and RVL components.