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NCEP/DOE Reanalysis II, for GSSTF, 0.25 x 0.25 deg, Daily Grid V3 (GSSTF_NCEP) at GES DISC

These data are the Goddard Satellite-based Surface Turbulent Fluxes Version 3 Dataset recently produced through a MEaSURES funded project led by Dr. Chung-Lin Shie (UMBC/GEST, NASA/GSFC), converted to HDF-EOS5 format. The stewardship of this HDF-EOS5 dataset is part of the MEaSUREs project. This is a Daily product; data are projected to equidistant Grid that covers the globe at 0.25x0.25 degree cell size, resulting in data arrays of 1440x720 size. The input data sets used for this recent GSSTF production include the upgraded and improved datasets such as the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) Version-6 (V6) product of brightness temperature [Tb], total precipitable water [W], and wind speed [U] produced by the Wentz of Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), as well as the NCEP/DOE Reanalysis-2 (R2) product of sea skin temperature [SKT], 2-meter air temperature [Tair], and sea level pressure [SLP]. The short name for this product is GSSTF_NCEP.

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