AMPR TEFLUN-A Brightness Temperature (TB)
Entry ID: amprtbta

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Summary
Abstract: The Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer (AMPR) was deployed during the
Texas-Florida Underflights (TEFLUN-A); the first of three TRMM ground
validation missions. AMPR data were collected at four microwave frequencies
(10.7, 19.35, 37.1 and 85.5 GHz) for the period of 05 April 1999 through 06 May
1999. The TEFLUN-A mission was to study convection over sub-tropical land and
ocean regions within the range of research-quality radar, lightning,
radiosonde, and raingage sites in Florida and Texas.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.19   S: 25.62   E: -81.37   W: -117.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA/MSFC/GHRC
Dataset Title: AMPR TEFLUN-A Brightness Temperature (TB)
Version: 2
Online Resource: http://ghrc.msfc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_catalog/amprtbta.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-05
Stop Date: 1998-05-06
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: amprtbta

Data Center Personnel
Name: FRANK LAFONTAINE
Phone: (256) 961-7796
Email: frank.j.lafontaine at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
GHCC
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 13.2mb
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 256-961-7973
Email: ghrcdaac at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
320 Sparkman Dr.
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Marzano, J., Mugnai, A., Smith, E.A., Xiang, X., Turk, J., and J. Vivekanandan,
1994: Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Precipitating Storms
During CaPE. Part II: Intercomparison of Precipitation Retrievals Over Land
from AMPR Radiometer and CP-2 Radar, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-01
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