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AIRS/Aqua Level 1B Infrared (IR) geolocated and calibrated radiances V005 (AIRIBRAD) at GES DISCEntry ID: GES_DISC_AIRIBRAD_V005
Abstract: The AIRS Infrared (IR) level 1B data set contains AIRS infrared calibrated and geolocated radiances in milliWatts/m^2/cm^-1/steradian. This data set is generated from AIRS level 1A digital numbers (DN), including 2378 infrared channels in the 3.74 to 15.4 micron region of the spectrum. A day's worth of AIRS data is divided into 240 scenes each of 6 minute duration. For the AIRS infrared measurements, an individual scene consists of 135 scanlines containing 90 cross-track footprints; thus there is a total of 135 x 90 = 12,150 footprints per AIRS IR scene.
(The Shortname for this product is AIRIBRAD).
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: AIRS Science Team/Moustafa Chahine
Dataset Title: AIRS/Aqua Level 1B Infrared (IR) geolocated and calibrated radiances
Dataset Release Date: 2007-07-26
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science DataOnline Resource: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/AIRS/data-holdings/by-data-product/ai...
Start Date: 2002-08-30
Latitude Resolution: 13.5 km FOV at nadir
Longitude Resolution: 13.5 km FOV at nadir
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: Twice per day (daytime and nighttime)
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Access Constraints Data are expected to be available from the GSFC Earth Sciences (GES) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) about one year after launch. The DAAC Science Team will provide regular updates regarding data product releases in the future.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1.6 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: asghar.e.esfandiari at nasa.gov
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center Code 610.2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-19