AMSRERR_CPR_002

AMSR-E L2 Rainfall Subset, collocated with CloudSat track V002 (AMSERR_CPR) at GES DISC

Version 002
  • Abstract
    This is a subset of AMSR-E rain rate product along CloudSat field of view track. The goal of the subset is to select and return AMSR-E data that are within -100 km across the CloudSat track. Thus resultant subset swath is 45 pixels cross-track. Apart from that, all efforts are made to preserve the original HDF-EOS formatting of the source full-sized data. The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) instrument on the NASA EOS Aqua satellite provides global passive microwave measurements of terrestrial, oceanic, and atmospheric variables for the investigation of water and energy cycles. The original, full-sized, product is Level-2B swath product (AE_Rain), and it contains instantaneous measurements of rain rate and rain type (convective vs. stratiform), generated from Level-2A brightness temperatures (AE_L2A). The Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Profiling algorithm determines rain rate and type over ocean areas, and a Modified GSFC Profiling algorithm over land. Data are stored in HDF-EOS (HDF4) format, and are available from 18 June 2002 until the AMSR-E instrument was turned off due to antenna problems in October 2011.
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    2

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    Complete

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    Acknowledge the Data Creator as provided here in the Data Citation section. Acknowledge the data distributor, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • ATMOSPHERE
    • PRECIPITATION
    • LIQUID PRECIPITATION
    • RAIN
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Ancillary Keywords
  • rain rate
  • precipitation
  • microwave radiometer
  • A-Train
ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    AQUA
    Instruments
    • AMSR-E
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Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION
    • GLOBAL

Data Centers

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  • NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
    ARCHIVER
    Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

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    Metadata Author
    ANDREY SAVTCHENKO

    Distributed Active Archive Center Global Change Data Center
    Code 610.2
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

    • Email
    • 301-614-5705
    • 301-614-5268
  • Data Center Contact
    GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP

    NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC

    Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
    Code 610.2
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Greenbelt, MD 20771

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    • 301-614-5224
    • 301-614-5268

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