Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS) Level 1 Calibrated Radiance Products (TRMM Product 1B01)
Entry ID: GES_DISC_TRMM_1B01_V7

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Summary
Abstract: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) is a joint U.S.-Japan satellite mission to monitor tropical and subtropical precipitation.

The Level 1B product file (1B01) contains calibrated radiances and auxiliary geolocation information for each pixel in the scan. The Level 1B data are stored in the Hierarchical Data Format (HDF), which includes both core and ... View entire text
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Description: Data access for TRMM Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS) Level 1 Calibrated Radiance Product 1B01
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Caption:  1B01 VIRS 11 micron image; ascending and descending orbits
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: -38.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA,JAXA, Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Dataset Title: Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS) Level 1 Raw and Calibrated Radiance Products (TRMM Product 1B01)
Version: 7
Online Resource: http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/presentNavigation.pl?t...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-08
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2.2 km
Longitude Resolution: 2.2 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 16 orbits per day
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Quality For the Level 1B VIRS product, a Table structure (called Scan Status)
has been included in the HDF file containing entries on a scan-by-scan
basis. These entries include a geolocation quality flag, as well
as a data quality flag for each channel, indicating the percentage of
pixels along each scan with values within a pre-defined range.
Access Constraints None
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Originating Center
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: TRMM VIRS Level 1B Radiance 1B01

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: file size ~95186 MB; 15-16 Files/day
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-22
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