MSU Ch 2/3 Daily Lower Troposphere Temps with Limb93 Correction V001 (MSULTT) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_MSULTT_V001

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Summary
Abstract: Section 1. General Description

Spencer and Christy (1990) demonstrated that accurate estimates of global
atmospheric temperatures could be derived from the Microwave Sounding Units
(MSU) flown on NOAA's TIROS-N series of satellites. The MSU's have been
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Description: ftp access to MSU data.

Description: MSU Limb93 Data Documentation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.0   S: -89.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: MSU Ch 2/3 Daily Lower Troposphere Temps with Limb93 Correction
Version: 001
Online Resource: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/services/opendap/msu.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2.5 degree
Longitude Resolution: 2.5 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 km - < 500 km or approximately 2.5 degrees - < 5.0 degrees
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: MSULTT

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: On-line
Distribution Format: HDF, Binary
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Publications/References
Spencer, R.W. and J.R. Christy, 1992a: Precision and radiosonde
validation of satellite grid point temperature anomalies,
Part I: MSU channel 2. J.Climate, 5, 847-857.

Spencer, R.W. and J.R. Christy, 1992b: Precision and radiosonde
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-10
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-07-07
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