Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS) Level 1 Raw and Calibrated Radiance Products (TRMM Products 1A01)
Entry ID: GES_DISC_TRMM_1A01_V7

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Summary
Abstract: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) is a joint U.S.-Japan
satellite mission to monitor tropical and subtropical precipitation
and to estimate its associated latent heating. TRMM was successfully
launched on November 27, at 4:27 PM (EST) from the Tanegashima Space
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Description: Access to VIRS raw data (1A01)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: -38.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA,JAXA, Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Dataset Title: Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS) Level 1 Raw and Calibrated Radiance Products (TRMM Product 1A01)
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GSFC DAAC)
Version: 7
Online Resource: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/GES_DISC_TRMM_1A01_V7.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-08
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2.2 km
Longitude Resolution: 2.2 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Temporal Resolution: 16 orbits per day
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Quality For the Level 1A VIRS product, quality indicators are set indicating
whether anomalies have been detected in the decoding of the Attitude
Control System (ACS), Housekeeping (HK), and Science data packets.
Access Constraints None
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Originating Center
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: TRMM VIRS Level 1A Radiance 1A01

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 15-16 files/day; 27000-32000 kb/file
Distribution Format: Text
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-16
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