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TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) Level 3 Monthly 0.5 degree x 0.5 degree Profiling V7 (3A12) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_TRMM_3A12_V7

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Summary
Abstract: This document provides basic information on 3A12, TMI Monthly 0.5 deg. x 0.5 deg. Profiling. Algorithm 3A12 produces global 0.5 deg. x 0.5 deg. monthly gridded means using 2A12 data. Vertical hydrometeor profiles and surface rainfall means are computed. Various pixel counts are also reported. The granule size is one month.This document provides basic information on 3A12, TMI Monthly 0.5 deg. x 0.5 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: -40.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: SURFACE Max Altitude: 18 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: TRMM Science Data and Information System (TSDIS) and the TRMM Office
Dataset Title: TRMM Microwave Imager (TMI) Level 3 Monthly 0.5 degree x 0.5 degree Profiling V7 (3A12) at GES DISC
Dataset Series Name: TRMM_3A12
Dataset Release Date: July 2011
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GSFC DAAC)
Version: 7
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/TRMM_3A12_V7.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-01
Stop Date: 2015-03-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 50 km - < 100 km or approximately .5 degree - < 1 degree
Vertical Resolution: 0.5-1 km
Vertical Resolution Range: > 1 km
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Use Constraints The distribution of this data set is funded by NASA's Earth Science Enterprise (ESE). The data are not copyrighted; however, we request that when you publish data or results using these data, please acknowledge as follows:

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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/

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: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Size: Compressed: ~27 MB; Original: ~36 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
Fees: No Fee
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: 2011-07-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2016-07-31


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