Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps
Entry ID: NSIDC-0462

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Summary
Abstract: The AMSR-E Wakasa Bay Field Campaign was conducted over Wakasa Bay, Japan, in January and February, 2003. The Wakasa Bay Field Campaign includes joint research observations, such as precipitation amount, pressure thickness, seal level pressure, and surface winds by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the AMSR precipitation validation team, and the NASA AMSR-E team. This data set ... View entire text
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Description: AMSR-E Validation Data

Description: MSR/AMSR-E Wakasa Bay Field Campaign 2003
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 17.0   E: 160.0   W: 100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Wilheit Jr., Thomas T.
Dataset Title: Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital Media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0462.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-03
Stop Date: 2003-02-09
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 5 MB
Distribution Format: GIF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
3150 TAMU
City: College Park
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77843-3150
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Publications/References
Kummerow, C., W. Barnes, T. Kozu, J. Shiue, and J. Simpson. 1998. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Sensor Package. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technology, 15:3 809-817.

Im, E. Durden, S. L. Haddad, Z. S. Sadowy, G. Berkun, A. Huang, J. Lou, M. Lopez, B. C. Rahmat-Samii, Y. Rengarajan. 2000. Second-Generation Spaceborne Precipitation Radar, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-25
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