The GPM Ground Validation Satellite Overpasses IFloodS dataset contains plots of satellite overpass paths centered over eastern Iowa during the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS) field campaign. The campaign aimed to collect detailed measurements of precipitation at the Earth’s surface while simultaneously collecting data from satellites passing overhead. This dataset consists of paths for Earth observation satellites operating during the campaign: NASA’s AQUA, TERRA, and CloudSat satellites; NOAA’s NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-18, and Suomi NPP satellites; Europe’s MetOp-A and MetOp-B satellites, and DMSP’s F-15, F-16, F-17, and F-18 satellites. The satellite overpasses are provided as PNG plot images and as KML files with which the paths can be imported and viewed in Google Earth.
N: 47.39 S: 38.41 E: -85.86 W: -98.12
Distribution: KML - PNG
|Temporal Extent:||Platform(s):||TERRA, CLOUDSAT, DMSP 5D-3/F15, DMSP 5D-3/F18, DMSP 5D-3/F17, NOAA-15, NOAA-17, DMSP 5D-3/F16, NOAA-18, AQUA, NOAA-16, SUOMI-NPP, METOP-A, METOP-B|
|Data Center(s):||NASA/MSFC/GHRC, Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA||Instrument(s):||GPS|
This product has full public access.
|Project Short Name||Campaigns||Project Dates|
|IFLOODS||No campaigns listed.||No dates provided.|
|Coverage Type||Zone Identifier||Geometry||Granule Representation|
This data center does not have any addresses listed.
This data center does not have any contact mechanisms listed.
320 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
There are no listed data contacts for this collection.
Format: KML - PNG
Format Type: Native
There is no direct distribution information for this collection.