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AIRS/Aqua Level 2 Cloud-cleared infrared radiances (AIRS+AMSU) V005 (AIRI2CCF) at GES DISCEntry ID: GES_DISC_AIRI2CCF_V005
Abstract: The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) is a facility instrument aboard the second Earth Observing System (EOS) polar-orbiting platform, EOS Aqua. In combination with the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) and the Humidity Sounder for Brazil (HSB), AIRS constitutes an innovative atmospheric sounding group of visible, infrared, and microwave sensors. AIRS data will be generated continuously. ... Global coverage will be obtained twice daily (day and night) on a 1:30pm sun synchronous orbit from a 705-km altitude.
Cloud-Cleared Radiances contain calibrated, geolocated channel-by-channel AIRS infrared radiances (milliWatts/m2/cm-1/steradian) that would have been observed within each Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) footprint if there were no clouds in the FOV and produced along with the AIRS Standard Product, as they are the radiances used to retrieve the Standard Product. Nevertheless, they are an order of magnitude larger in data volume than the remainder of the Standard Products and, many Standard Product users are expected to have little interest in the Cloud Cleared Radiance. For these reasons they are a separate output file, but like the Standard Product, are generated at all locations.
(The Shortname for this product is AIRI2CCF).
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Imhoff, M.L., L. Bounoua, T. Ricketts, C. Loucks, R. Harriss, and W.T. Lawrence
Dataset Title: HANPP Collection: Global Patterns in Net Primary Productivity (NPP)
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Data Presentation Form: map, rasterOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/hanpp-net-primary-product...
Start Date: 1995-01-01Stop Date: 1995-01-01
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT > LAND USE CLASSES
LAND SURFACE > LAND USE/LAND COVER > LAND COVER
LAND SURFACE > LAND USE/LAND COVER > LAND USE CLASSES
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > LANDFORMS
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > TOPOGRAPHICAL RELIEF
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > COASTAL HABITAT
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT
ISO Topic Category
Distribution Media: 9-track tape, 800, 1600, or 6250 bpi
Distribution Media: on-line
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (907) 786-7023
Email: markon at usgs.gov
U.S. Geological Survey EROS Alaska Field Office 4230 University Drive
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99507-4664
Wibbenmeyer, Merlin; Granblatt, Jess; Shea, Lana; Users Guide for Bristol
Bay Land cover Maps; 1982.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-21