Short Name:
NSIDC-0001

DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 4

This data set provides daily gridded brightness temperatures derived from passive microwave sensors and distributed in a polar stereographic projection. Orbital data from nine channels and for each 24-hour period are mapped to respective grid cells using a simple sum and average method (drop-in-the-bucket method).

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