NSIDC-0301_1

AMSR-E/Aqua Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) instrument on the NASA EOS Aqua satellite provides global passive microwave measurements of the Earth. NSIDC produces AMSR-E gridded brightness temperature data by interpolating AMSR-E data (6.9 GHz, 10.7 GHz, 18.7 GHz, 23.8 GHz, 36.5 GHz, and 89.0 GHz) to the output grids from swath space using an Inverse Distance Squared (ID2) method. AMSR-E/Aqua L2A Global Swath Spatially-Resampled Brightness Temperatures (AE_L2A) input source data are used. These data are provided in three EASE-Grid projections (north and south Lambert azimuthal and global cylindrical) at 25 km resolution, and in one global cylindrical, equidistant latitude-longitude projection at 0.25 degree (quarter-degree) resolution.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research
  • DOI

    10.5067/XIMNXRTQVMOX

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Microwave
    • Brightness Temperature
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

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  • Earth Observation Satellites
    AQUA
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    • AMSR-E

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Geographic Region
    • Southern Hemisphere
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    • Northern Hemisphere
    • Geographic Region
    • Global

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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  • Kenneth Knowles
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    Kenneth Knowles

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    University of Colorado
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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, Colorado 80309-0449

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  • Mary Brodzik
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    Mary Brodzik

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    • Email
  • Kenneth Knowles
    Technical Contact
    Kenneth Knowles

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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  • Matthew Savoie
    Technical Contact
    Matthew Savoie

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

  • Richard Armstrong
    Technical Contact
    Richard Armstrong

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, Colorado 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
    • Email
  • Mary Brodzik
    Technical Contact
    Mary Brodzik

    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    • AMSR-E/Aqua Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 1
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      Published by: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center

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