[DOI: 10.21982/M84S3Q] RSS Ocean Surface Emissivity Model
Meissner, Thomas; Wentz, Frank
1. Meissner Wentz model for the dielectric constant (permittivity) of pure and sea water. 2. Ocean surface brightness temperature for 4 Stokes parameters as function of frequency (6 – 90 GHz), earth incidence angle, sea surface temperature, wind speed and direction.
Code Site: http://www.remss.com/RTM/source-code
Appears in:  Meissner, T. and F.J. Wentz, (2004), The complex dielectric constant of pure and sea water from microwave satellite observations, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 42(9), pp 1836.
 Meissner, T. and F.J. Wentz, (2012), The Emissivity of the Ocean Surface Between 6 - 90 GHz Over a Large Range of Wind Speeds and Earth Incidence Angles, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(8), 3004-3026.
 Wentz, F. J. and T. Meissner, (2016), Atmospheric Absorption Model for Dry Air and Water Vapor at Microwave Frequencies below 100 GHz Derived from Spaceborne Radiometer Observations, Radio Science, 51, 381-391.
Code Languages: Fortran
Sensor Categories: Microwave Radiometer
Geophysical Model: Direct
Both Instrument Processing/Calibration and Geophysical Categories: Ocean: Surface Winds, Ocean: Salinity, Ocean: Surface Temperature, Microwave Radiometer
Keywords: ocean surface emission, microwave radiometer, sea surface temperature, sea surface wind speed, sea surface wind direction, sea surface salinity