AMSU-A, the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit, is a 15-channel passive microwave radiometer used to profile atmospheric temperature and moisture from the earth's surface to ~45 km (3 millibars). All orbits beginning in the day (00:00:00 - 23:59:59 UTC) are stored in one daily HDF-EOS file. Each file contains 15 (channel) arrays, as well as corresponding latitude, longitude, and time. AMSU flies on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar orbiting spacecraft as part of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS). The Third Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A was launched on NOAA-17 on 24 June 2002 from Vandenberg AFB, California on a Titan II booster.
N: 89.629 S: -89.575 E: 180.0 W: -180.0
Distribution: netCDF-3 - HDF-EOS2
|Data Center(s):||NASA/MSFC/GHRC, Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA||Instrument(s):||AMSU-A|
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|Coverage Type||Zone Identifier||Geometry||Granule Representation|
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320 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
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Format: netCDF-3 - HDF-EOS2
Format Type: Native
S3 Bucket and Object Prefix Names: ghrcw-protected/amsua17sp__1/
S3 Credentials API Endpoint: https://data.ghrc.earthdata.nasa.gov/s3credentials
S3 Credentials API Documentation URL: https://data.ghrc.earthdata.nasa.gov/s3credentialsREADME