CYGNSS Data Products

The CYGNSS data will enable scientists, for the first time, to probe key air-sea interaction processes that take place near the core of the storms, which are rapidly changing and play large roles in the genesis and intensification of hurricanes.

Download Science Data Products

Level 1 Bistatic Radar Cross Section of Earth Surface (low latency) [download]

Level 1 Bistatic Radar Cross Section of Earth Surface (Climate Data Record) [download]

Level 2 Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope (low latency) [download]

Level 2 Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope (Climate Data Record) [download]

Level 2 Ocean Surface Heat Flux (low latency) [download]

Level 2 Ocean Surface Heat Flux (Climate Data Record) [download]

Level 3 Gridded Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope (low latency) [download]

Level 3 Gridded Ocean Surface Windspeed and Mean Square Slope (Climate Data Record) [download]

Level 3 6-Hourly and Daily Soil Moisture (UCAR) [download]

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Level 1A DDM Calibration Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, S. Gleason,CYGNSS Project Document 148-0136, Rev 2, 20 Aug. 2018. [paper]

Level 1B DDM Calibration Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, S. Gleason, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0137, Rev 3, 20 Oct. 2020. [paper]

Level 2 Wind Speed Retrieval Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, M. P. Clarizia, V. Zavarotny, D.McKague, C. Ruf, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0138, Rev 6, 14 Sep 2020. [paper]

Level 2 Mean-Square Slope Retrieval Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, V. Zavorotny, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0139, Rev 3, 22 September 2016. [paper]

Level 1 & 2 Trackwise Corrected Climate Data Record Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, C. Ruf, D. Twigg, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0389, Rev 1, 26 March 2020. [paper]

Level 3 Gridded Wind Speed Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, C. Ruf, CYGNSS Project Document 148-0319, Rev 1, 20 Aug. 2018. [paper]

Level 3 UCAR/CU CYGNSS Soil Moisture Product User Guide, C. Chew and E. Small, 9 May 2019. [paper]

Associated Project Documents

End-to-End Simulator Technical Memo, A. O’Brien, CYGNSS Project Do148-0123_CYGNSS_E2ES_EM. [paper]