Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures
Entry ID: NSIDC-0036

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Summary
Abstract: The Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures data set contains global brightness temperatures in swath format (level 1b) from 25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987. The instrument obtained near-global coverage at five frequencies (6.6, 10.7, 18, 21, and 37 GHz) in both horizontal and vertical polarizations, at a constant incidence angle of 50.3 degrees, every six days. Data are stored as daily ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: -84.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Njoku, E. G.
Dataset Title: Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0036
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-25
Stop Date: 1987-08-20
Platform
NIMBUS-7 Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: HDF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 818-354-3693
Email: njoku at lor.jpl.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
M/S 300-233
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Njoku, E. G., B. Rague, and K. Flemming. 1995. Nimbus-7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) Brightness Temperature Data (SMMR Level 1B Pathfinder). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Pasadena, California USA. User's Guide for the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer Instrument First Year Antenna Temperature Data Set. Systems & Applied Sciences Corporation. August 1982. NASA Contract NAS5-27393.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-16
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