TOVS Pathfinder C1 MSU Daily pm (Ch 2/3, Ch 4, Ocean Precip)
Entry ID: msuc1daypm

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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 flown on NOAA's TIROS-N series of satellites. The
MSU's have been continuously operating for more than 14 years
collecting measurements of the thermal emission of radiation by
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Description: TOVS On-line Data Products
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.0   S: -89.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Spencer R., Christy J.R.
Dataset Title: TOVS Pathfinder C1 MSU Daily pm (Ch 2/3, Ch 4, Ocean Precip)
Online Resource: http://mirador.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/mirador/presentNavigation.pl?p...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-03-01
Stop Date: 1988-11-30
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
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: msuc1daypm

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
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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Publications/References
Spencer, R.W., 1993: Global oceanic precipitation from the MSU during 1979-92
and comparisons to other climatologies. J. Climate, 6, 1301-1326.

Spencer, R.W., and J.R. Christy, 1993: Precision lower stratospheric
temperature monitoring with the MSU: Technique, Validation, and
Results 1979-1991. J. Climate, 6, 1194-1204.

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Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-11
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