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Table 6. Observed and modeled Eastward crosswinds.

From: Thermospheric density and wind retrieval from Swarm observations

Satellite Date Description Crosswind (m/s)
  2003   Min Max Mean RMS σ
GRACE-A 7 Nov. HWM07 −236 207 −15 70 69
   Observed −848 1133 80 213 198
  8 Nov. HWM07 −244 274 −13 72 71
   Observed −1061 1241 46 301 298
GRACE-B 7 Nov. HWM07 −237 231 −14 69 67
   Observed −796 1163 97 224 202
  8 Nov. HWM07 −244 274 −14 72 70
   Observed −973 1144 76 286 276
CHAMP 7 Nov. HWM07 −181 184 −3 55 55
   Observed −528 414 13 102 101
  8 Nov. HWM07 −185 207 −2 55 55
   Observed −909 441 −23 159 157