COSMIC Data Analysis and Archive Center version 4.0 Data
Entry ID: CDAAC_COSMIC_DATA

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Summary
Abstract: The UCAR COSMIC Data Analysis and Archive Center (CDAAC) provides HAMP, SAC-C and GPS/MET data using the CDAAC 2.0 software. Data access is free, but users must submit a data agreement. Data and information available directly from the project web site include: Zenith Troposphere Comparisons, Monthly Statistics, Occultation Failure Percentages, File Inventories, and Ionosonde comparisons.

Project home page:
http://cosmic-io.cosmic.ucar.edu/cdaac/

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Access COSMIC Data Analysis products.


Link: GET DATA
Description: Real-time data from the COSMIC mission - usually available within a few hours


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: COSMIC - Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere & Climate
home page.


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

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UCAR/COSMIC
Dataset Title: COSMIC Data Analysis and Archive Center version 2.0 Data
Version: Version 4.0
Online Resource: http://cosmic-io.cosmic.ucar.edu/cdaac/


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL LAND
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
CHAMP >Challenging Minisatellite Payload    [Information]
SAC-C >Satelite de Aplicaciones Cientifico - C    [Information]
COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 >Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate    [Information]


Instrument
TBB >Tri-Band Beacon    [Information]
TIP >Tiny Atmospheric Photometer    [Information]


Project
GPS/MET >Global Positioning System Meteorology Experiment    [Information]


Access Constraints
Data access is free, but you must sign up for CDAAC data access:

http://cosmic-io.cosmic.ucar.edu/cdaac/cdaacsign.html


Use Constraints
Any papers published using our data shall include an acknowledgment of the UCAR/COSMIC program. CDAAC data are intended for scientific research purposes and UCAR/COSMIC cannot make any guarantees or promise support.


Keywords
refractivity
refractive bending angles
COSMIC
FORMOSAT
FORMOSAT-3
Near Real Time (NRT)


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
COSMIC Data Analysis and Archive Center, Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://cosmic-io.cosmic.ucar.edu/cdaac/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DOUG HUNT
Email: dhunt at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
UCAR COSMIC Project Office
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution_Format: Bernese 5.0
Fees: No Fee


Personnel
DOUG HUNT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: dhunt at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
UCAR COSMIC Project Office
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307
Country: USA


SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


Publications/References
Melbourne, W. G. E.S Davis, C.B. Duncan, G.A. Hajj, K. R. Hardy, E.R. Kursinski, T.K. Meehan, L.E. Young, T.P. Yunck (1994), The application of spaceborne GPS to atmospheric limb sounding and global change monitoring, JPL Publ. 94-18, 147

Brian Wilson, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and V. Akopian, L. Mandrake, X. Pi, C. Wang, and G. Hajj (2007), Using COSMIC Occultations To Estimate Ionospheric State and Drivers in Near Real-Time, JPL/USC GAIM 4DVAR, http://ams.confex.com/ams/87ANNUAL/techprogram/paper_120959.htm

L. Cucurull and Y.-H. Kuo, D. Barker and S. R. H. Rizvi (2006), Assessing the Impact of Simulated COSMIC GPS Radio Occultation Data on Weather Analysis over the Antarctic:A Case Study, Monthly Weather Review, 3283–3296, http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.117...

L. Cucurull, J. C. Derber and R. Treadon, R. J. Purser (2008), Preliminary Impact Studies Using Global Positioning System Radio Occultation Profiles at NCEP, Monthly Weather Review, 1865–1877, http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?SESSID=469c132007ddc1dcb41e4679...

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-10

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