FY3A VIRR Daily Cloud Top Temperature/Cloud Top Height/Cloud Optical Thickness Level 2 Product
Entry ID: FY-3A_CPP_L2

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Summary
Abstract: Daily Cloud Top Temperature/Cloud Top Height/Cloud Optical Thickness Products:

Clouds play a key role in the radiation balance of the earth atmosphere system. Thus the FY3A-retrieved cloud physical and optical products are very important in climate change research.

Purpose: Daily Cloud Top Temperature/Cloud Top Height/Cloud Optical Thickness Products:

The cloud parameter products can be used in the study of weather prediction, climate change and cloud radiative forcing
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Description: FENGYUN Satellite Data Center
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: FY3A VIRR Daily Cloud Top Temperature/Cloud Top Height/Cloud Optical Thickness Level 2 Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, China
Online Resource: http://fy3.satellite.cma.gov.cn/ArssEn/Ord/Satellite.aspx?seriesCod...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 5000 m
Longitude Resolution: 5000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
FENGYUN Satellite Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://satellite.cma.gov.cn/arssen/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Phone: 4006-121-701
Email: dataserver at nsmc.cma.gov.cn
Contact Address:
National Satellite Meteorological Center data services
No. 46
Zhongguancun, Haidian District
South Street
City: Beijing
Postal Code: 100081
Country: China
Distribution
Distribution Format: HDF
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-06-09
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