FY3A VIRR Total Precipitable Water Level 2 ProductEntry ID: FY3A_VIRR_TPW_L2
Abstract: VIRR Total Precipitable Water:
VIRR Total Precipitable Water is retrieved by the physically split window method with the multi-channel datasets based on the fact that the water vapor will produce the different transmittance between channels in the infrared window region. It is a global product generated from the VIRR L2 granule TPW.
Purpose: VIRR Total Precipitable Water:
Used as the input parameter of weather prediction model and climatic model, also as the important input parameter of atmospheric correction for land surface remote sensing.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China Meteorological Administration(CMA) National Satellite and Meteorological Center(NSMC)
Dataset Title: FY3A VIRR Total Precipitable Water Level 2 Product
Dataset Release Date: 2008-05-29
Dataset Release Place: Beijing, ChinaOnline Resource: http://fy3.satellite.cma.gov.cn/ArssEn/Ord/Satellite.aspx?seriesCod...
Start Date: 2008-05-29
Latitude Resolution: 5000 m
Longitude Resolution: 5000 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Data Set Progress
Distribution Size: ~148.33 MB
Distribution Format: HDF
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-06-09