ASCAT Wind Data Processor v3.3 is released

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The ASCAT Wind Data Processor (AWDP) v3.3 was released on 31 July 2020.

This minor release of the ASCAT and ERS scatterometer wind data processor includes backscatter calibration tables for Metop-C ASCAT. AWDP is now also capable to read the new format version 13 ASCAT full resolution level 1b data containing enhanced land contamination information. The GRIB API module which is not maintained anymore by ECMWF is replaced by ecCodes.

The AWDP software package can be downloaded from the Numerical Weather Prediction SAF website: https://nwp-saf.eumetsat.int/site/software/scatterometer/awdp/.