OSTM/Jason-2 Ancillary Files
Entry ID: gov.noaa.class.J2-ANC

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Summary
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This collection of data contains OSTM/Jason-2 Ancillary data files. OSTM/JASON-2 is a follow-on mission continuing the TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1, and is designed to ensure continuity of high quality measurements for ocean science and to provide operational products for assimilation and forecasting applications. The Jason-2 satellite was launched on 20 June 2008 and reached its nominal ... View entire text

Purpose: PURPOSE: Ancillary data files used to generate Level-2 products. Includes both static tabular data files and dynamic files which change/grow over time. Ancillary files are mission specific files used in the production of Level-2 products.
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Description: The Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System (CLASS) is an electronic library of NOAA environmental data. The web site provides capabilities for finding and obtaining those data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 66.0   S: -66.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: FR/CNES > Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, France
Dataset Title: OSTM/Jason-2 Ancillary Files
Dataset Release Date: 2008-12-15
Dataset Release Place: World Wide Web
Dataset Publisher: CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
Data Presentation Form: static tabular data files and dynamic files
Other Citation Details: JPL provides files XDF_AMR_LEVEL1_COEFF and XDF_AMR_ANTENNA_TEMP_COEFF; all other ancillary files by CNES.
Online Resource: ftp://avisoftp.cnes.fr/AVISO/pub/jason-2/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-06-20
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Please see the Jason-2 User Handbook online at http://www.class.ncdc.noaa.gov/release/data_available/jason/userhan...

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: For each file sent, the Archive performs file validation of the following: file name, file size, and file checksum. CLASS currently performs file name validation. CLASS performs checksum ... View entire text
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.class.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: OSTM/Jason-2 Ancillary data

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOAA'S CLASS HELP DESK
Email: info at class.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 1260
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: FTP is free. Optical disks = $25.00, magnetic tape = $100 + service and handling
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-713-3272 x126
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: yongsheng.zhang at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center
E/OC1 SSMC3, 4th floor, Room 4701
1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-06
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