News from Remote Sensing Systems

Historical Comparison of TLT Trends

By Carl on Jul 6th, 2017

There have been several recent reports in the media and on social media comparing long-term trends in the lower troposphere from different datasets. The problem is that many of the trends reported were for different periods (i.e 1979-1995 vs. 1979-2016), so we would expect them to be different.

FAQ about the V4.0 TLT Update

By Carl on Jul 3rd, 2017

The RSS Lower Tropospheric Dataset has been upgraded to V4.0


By Densberger on Dec 7th, 2016

To provide better data services, RSS will require all data users to register.

All RSS data users will be required to register by December 12, 2016.

Hurricane Matthew winds from space: A first look

By Lucrezia on Oct 8th, 2016



RSS Revives F17 - 37V Anomaly Corrected. Data from March 1, 2016 onward re-released.

By Densberger on Jun 21st, 2016


RSS has completed an initial investigation and corrected a problem affecting SSMIS F17.

Extreme Winds during Cyclone Winston: A View from Space

By Lucrezia on Mar 15th, 2016

We examine space-based extreme winds from tropical cyclone Winston. The  SMAP microwave sensor performs well and provides reliable winds in remote regions where other obervations are not available.

The RSS Middle Tropospheric Temperature Now V4.0

By Carl on Mar 4th, 2016

This change to the RSS air temperature TMT product represents a major upgrade with 4 important changes.