GHRSST Level 2P Global Subskin Sea Surface Temperature from the Tropical Rainfall Mapping Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager (TMI)

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Abstract: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Microwave Imager (TMI) is a well calibrated passive microwave radiometer, similar to SSM/I, that contains lower frequency channels required for sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals. The TRMM is a joint venture between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to measure precipitation, water vapor, SST and wind in the global tropical ... View entire text
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Description: Data may be directly downloaded from the NODC via the THREDDS (Thematic Real-time Environmental Distributed Data Services) server at the URL listed in this metadata record. For more information see the NODC GHRSST project web site: URL:
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: -38.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Remote Sensing Systems
Dataset Title: TMI geolocated L2 orbital SST data set
Dataset Series Name: TRMM TMI
Dataset Release Date: 2004-12-19
Dataset Release Place: Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Dataset Publisher: Remote Sensing Systems
Version: 4.0
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Originating Center
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: at
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Phone: (301) 713-3272 x133
Fax: FAX: (301) 713-3300
Email: Kenneth.Casey at
Contact Address:
NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center SSMC3, 4th Floor, Room 4853, Route: E/OC1 1315 East-West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: U.S.A.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-09-10
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