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Ocean Wind Stress Curl

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Wind Stress Curl is the measure of the rotation of the wind stress (or ocean surface circulation). The curl of wind stress is helpful in identifying areas of cyclogenesis and their propagation. OSCAT Daily Wind Stress Curl Composites have been generated by computing the curl of wind stress field, which is estimated using DIVA generated wind field composites. These products are available on daily basis. Further details have been provided in the technical document. This link takes the user to Bhuvan portal of NRSC/ISRO to facilitate download of Ocean Wind Stress Curl data of user selected aeras.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Vinod M Bothale
Group Director, Geoportals & Web GIS Services
Ministry/State/Department: Department of Space
Indian Space Research Organization
National Remote Sensing Centre
  • +91 4023884587
National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500037