Near surface wind magnitude is a measure of the speed of air movement relatively to a fix point on the Earth. It expresses the strength of the horizontal movement of the air near the Earth’s surface.
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GES DISC Datasets
To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.
|Begin Date ||End Date ||Access ||Doc |
|Near Surface Wind Magnitude ||m/s ||GLDAS Model ||1979 ||present || ftp ||Y |
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