AIRIBQAP_005

AIRS/Aqua L1B Infrared (IR) quality assurance subset V005 (AIRIBQAP) at GES DISC

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  • Abstract
    The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) is a grating spectrometer (R = 1200) aboard the second Earth Observing System (EOS) polar-orbiting platform, EOS Aqua. In combination with the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) and the Humidity Sounder for Brazil (HSB), AIRS constitutes an innovative atmospheric sounding group of visible, infrared, and microwave sensors. The AIRS IR Level 1B QA Subset contains Quality Assurance (QA) parameters that a user of may use to filter AIRS IR Level 1B radiance data to create a subset of analysis. QA parameters indicate quality of granule-per-channel, scan-per-channel, field of view, and channel and should be accessed before any data of analysis. It also contains "glintlat", "glintlon", and "sun_glint_distant" that users can use to check for possibility of solar glint contamination.

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    Data Dates
    Creation
    Last Revision
    Processing Level

    1B

    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Active

    Access Constraints

    Data are expected to be available from the GSFC Earth Sciences (GES) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) about one year after launch. The DAAC Science Team will provide regular updates regarding data product releases in the future.

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING
    • INFRARED WAVELENGTHS
    • INFRARED RADIANCE
Other Descriptive Keywords
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Ancillary Keywords
  • RADIANCE
  • INFRARED
  • GEOLOCATED
  • FLUX
  • EOSDIS
ISO Topic Categories
  • IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER

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Platforms
  • Earth Observation Satellites
    Aqua
    Instruments
    • AIRS
Projects
Project Short Name Campaigns Project Dates
Aqua No campaigns listed. No dates provided.

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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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Data Contacts

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  • ED ESFANDIARI
    Metadata Author
    ED ESFANDIARI

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

    • Email
    • 301-614-5960
    • 301-614-5268
  • GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
    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

    • Email
    • 301-614-5224
    • 301-614-5268

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    File Distribution Information
    • HDF-EOS

      Format Type: Native

      Media: Online Archive

      Average File Size: 3.8 MB

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