Processing of Radar Altimeter Network Data as part of the Large-scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
Entry ID: RALNET_LBA

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Summary
Abstract: RALNET-LBA is a data sharing objective aimed at the Land Surface Hydrology
component of LBA. Its contents are the direct output of the "Altimetric Remote
Sensing of the Amazon: Contribution to Surface Water Dynamics" project which is
currently funded by NASA (NRA 98-MTPE-01 Hydrological Participation in LBA).
The project PI is Charon Birkett (USRA NASA/GSFC), Co-I is Mike Jasinski
(NASA/GSFC), the ... View entire text
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Description: TOPEX/POSEIDON and ERS altimetric datasets.

Description: Satellite Radar Altimetry.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 7.12   S: -35.81   E: -32.74   W: -75.64

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
Dataset Title: Processing of Radar Altimeter Network Data as part of the Large-scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
Dataset Publisher: Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
Online Resource: http://essic8.umd.edu/~cmb/webtext/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > HEAT FLUX Parameter Definition
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT > LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION Parameter Definition
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Quality RALNET-LBA users must carefully note the information given in the Validation
and Advantages and Limitations sections concerning product accuracy. The
RALNET-LBA Project Investigator, Co-investigator, Brazilian counterparts,
collaborators, LBA and NASA, accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the
data and the information held in this database.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.essic.umd.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LINDA CARTER
Email: lcarter at essic.umd.edu
Contact Address:
2207 Computer & Space Sciences Building
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742-2465
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-10-31
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