TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) Level 1 Raw and Calibrated Radiance Products (TRMM Product 1B11)
Entry ID: GES_DISC_TRMM_1B11_V7

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Summary
Abstract: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/precipitation/trmm_instr.shtml is a joint U.S.-Japan satellite mission to monitor tropical and subtropical precipitation and to estimate its associated latent heating.

The Level 1B product file (1B11) contains calibrated brightness temperatures and auxiliary geolocation information for each pixel in the scan. The structure ... View entire text
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Description: Access the TRMM Microwave Brightness Temperature Data (1B11)
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Caption:  1B11 TMI 85V, 85H and 37V brightness temperature
 
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: TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) Level 1 Raw and Calibrated Radiance Product (TRMM Products 1B11)
Dataset Release Date: 12/08/1997
Version: 7
Online Resource: http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/presentNavigation.pl?t...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-07
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5-45 km
Longitude Resolution: 5-45 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Temporal Resolution: 16 orbits per day
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Quality For the Level 1B TMI 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 and a data quality flag for each channel, indicating the percentage of pixels along each scan with values within a pre-defined range.
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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 Brightness Temperatures 1B11

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: up to 5771 files/year; file size ~14319KB
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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