Terms of Use

Have You Used Remote Sensing Systems Data?

Continued funding for production and dissemination of these data sets is dependant upon you to let us know how you have used these data and to share with us their value to your work.

This applies to data accessed via our FTP server (ftp.remss.com), as well as images located on our web site.

Permission is granted to use these data and images in research and publications when accompanied by the appropriate instrument- or product-specific statements, found here:

Remote Sensing Systems would also like to receive notice when these data or images are used in publications. Please email a note to RSS User Support, informing us of the journal and expected publication date. It would be greatly appreciated if you could send a preprint to:

Remote Sensing Systems 
444 Tenth Street, Suite 200 
Santa Rosa, CA 95401, USA

SSM/I Statement:

SSM/I data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/ssmi.

TMI Statement:

TMI data were produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Earth Sciences Program. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/tmi.

GMI Statement:

GMI data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Physical Oceanography Program. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/gmi.

AMSR-E Statement:

AMSR-E data were produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA AMSR-E Science Team. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/amsr.

AMSR2 Statement:

AMSR2 data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Stand Alone Misson of Opportunity (SALMON) program.  Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/amsr.

WindSat Statement:

WindSat data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Earth Physical Oceanography Program. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/windsat.

ASCAT Statement:

ASCAT data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/ascat.

QuikScat Statement:

QuikScat data were produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/qscat.

SeaWinds Statement:

SeaWinds data were produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team. Data are available at ftp.remss.com/seawinds/.

SMAP Statement - Salinity:

SMAP data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Ocean Salinity Science Team. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/SMAP/salinity.

SMAP Statement - Winds:

SMAP sea surface wind data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Earth Science funding. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/SMAP/winds.

NSCAT Statement:

NSCAT data were produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by the NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team. Data are available at ftp.remss.com/nscat.

MSU Statement:

MSU/AMSU data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems. Data are available at www.remss.com/missions/amsu.

CCMP Vector Wind Analysis Statement

CCMP Version-2.0 vector wind analyses are produced by Remote Sensing Systems. Data are available at www.remss.com/measurements/ccmp.

MW OI SST Statement:

Microwave OI SST data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) and the NASA Earth Science Physical Oceanography Program. Data are available at www.remss.com/measurements/sea-surface-temperature.

MW IR Blended SST Statement:

Remote Sensing Systems blended microwave and infrared SST data are produced with funding from the MISST project, sponsored by the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) and the NASA Earth Science Physical Oceanography Program. Data are available at www.misst.org.

1-deg, Monthly Total Precipitable Water (TPW) Statement:

Monthly TPW data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by NASA.  Data are available at www.remss.com/measurements/atmospheric-water-vapor.

1-deg, Monthly Ocean Wind Speed Statement:

Monthly Ocean Surface Wind Speed data are produced by Remote Sensing Systems and sponsored by NASA.  Data are available at www.remss.com/measurements/wind.