Remotely sensed winds and wind stresses for marine forecasting and ocean modeling

Mark A. Bourassa, Thomas Meissner, Ivana Cerovecki, Paul Chang, Xiaolong Dong, Giovanna De Chiara, Craig Donlon, Dmitry Dukhovskoy, Jocelyn Elya, Alexander Fore, Melanie Fewings, Ralph Foster, Sarah T. Gille, Brian Haus, Svetla Histova-Veleva, Heather M. Holbach, Zorana Jelenak, John Knaff, Sven A. Kranz, A. manasterMatthew Mazloff, Carl Mears, Susanne Mecklenburg, Alexis Mouche, Marcos Portabella, Nicolas Reul, Lucrezia Ricciardulli, Ernesto Rodriguez, Charles Sampson, Daniel Solas, Ad Stoffelen, Michael R. Stukel, Bryan Styles, David E. Weissman, Frank Wentz

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Strengths and weakness of remotely sensed winds are discussed, along with the current capabilities for remotely sensing winds and stress. Future missions are briefly mentioned. The observational needs for a wide range of wind and stress applications are provided. These needs strongly support a short list of desired capabilities of future missions and constellations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number443
JournalFrontiers in Marine Science
Issue numberJUL
StatePublished - 2019


  • Ocean
  • Requirements
  • Satellite
  • Stress
  • Wind

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography
  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Aquatic Science
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Ocean Engineering


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