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AMSU/MSU MIDTROPO DAY/MONTH TEMP ANOMALIES AND ANNUAL CYCLE V5
Entry ID: msut2

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Summary
Abstract: Global mid tropospheric temperatures are derived from a series of microwave sounding instruments flown on a series of satellites. Daily Zonal and Monthly Temperature Anomalies for the middle troposphere on a global 2.5 degree grid are derived from both the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) channel 5 and from the Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) channel 2 using the Limb 90 correction. The data set begins Jan 1 1979 and is ongoing.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.0   S: -89.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 5
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: MONTHLY AVERAGE
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