APR-2 Dual-frequency Airborne Radar Observations, Wakasa Bay
Entry ID: NSIDC-0195

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Abstract: In January and February 2003, the Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar (APR-2) collected data in the Wakasa Bay AMSR-E validation campaign over the sea of Japan on board a NASA P-3 aircraft. Data were collected on all P-3 flights that encountered precipitation. APR-2 collected data at 13.405 and 35.605 GHz in a downward-looking, cross-track scanning geometry. The experiment was designed ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation Data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 30.0   E: 150.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Im, E.
Dataset Title: APR-2 Dual-frequency Airborne Radar Observations, Wakasa Bay
Dataset Release Date: 2004-02-20
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0195
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-14
Stop Date: 2003-02-03
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Originating Center
Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 0.3 - 68 MB
Distribution Format: HDF

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 112 - 250 KB
Distribution Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)
Email: eastwood.im at jpl.nasa.go
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Dr
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Durden, S. L., E. Im, F. K. Li, W. Ricketts, A. Tanner, and W. Wilson. 1994. ARMAR: An Airborne Rain Mapping Radar. Journal of Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 11:3 727-737. Im, E. Durden, S. L. Haddad, Z. S. Sadowy, G. Berkun, A. Huang, J. Lou, M. Lopez, B. C. Rahmat-Samii, Y. Rengarajan. 2000. Second-Generation Spaceborne Precipitation Radar. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. Proceedings IGARSS 2000. IEEE 2000 International. vol. 3. pp. 1361-1363. Kummerow, C., W. Barnes, T. Kozu, J. Shiue. 1998. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) sensor package. Journal Atmosphere Oceanic Technology 15:3 809-817. Sadowy, G. A., A. C. Berkun, W. Chun, E. Im, and S. L. Durden. 2003. Development of an Advanced Airborne Precipitation Radar. Microwave Journal vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 84-98.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07
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