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Level 2 Soil moisture (AMSR2) product
Entry ID: GCOM-W1_Level2_AMSR2_SM

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Abstract: The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2) onboard the GCOM-W1 satellite is a remote sensing instrument for measuring weak microwave emission from the surface and the atmosphere of the Earth. From about 700 km above the Earth, AMSR2 will provide us highly accurate measurements of the intensity of microwave emission and scattering.
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Description: GCOM-W1 Data Providing Service

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: JAXA
Dataset Title: Level 2 Soil moisture (AMSR2) product
Version: Latest Version
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-07-02
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-09-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-03-08
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