MERRA 2D IAU Diagnostic, Radiation Surface and TOA, Diurnal (2/3x1/2L1) V5.2.0 (MATUNXRAD) at GES DISC
Entry ID: GES_DISC_MATUNXRAD_V5.2.0

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Summary
Abstract: The MATUNXRAD or tavgU_2d_rad_Nx data product is the MERRA Data Assimilation System 2-Dimensional surface and TOA radiation flux that is time averaged single-level at the native resolution. It is a history file that is produced from the GCM during the corrector segment of the IAU cycle. All collections from this group are at reduced horizontal resolution. MERRA, or the Modern Era ... View entire text
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: GMAO
Dataset Title: MERRA 2D IAU Diagnostic, Radiation Surface and TOA, Diurnal (2/3x1/2L1)
Dataset Series Name: tavgU_2d_rad_Nx
Dataset Release Date: August 1, 2007
Dataset Release Place: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Version: 5.2.0
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MDISC/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1/2 Degrees
Longitude Resolution: 2/3 degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 50 km - < 100 km or approximately .5 degree - < 1 degree
Temporal Resolution: Diurnal
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
Data Set Progress
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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/

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: Online (FTP)
Distribution Size: 561 MBytes
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS (Grid)
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-614-6142
Email: data at gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 610.1
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
* Bloom, S., L. Takacs, A. DaSilva, and D. Ledvina, 1996: Data assimilation using incremental analysis updates. Mon. Wea. Rev., 124, 1256-1271.

* Bloom, S., A. da Silva, D. Dee, M. Bosilovich, J.-D. Chern, S. Pawson, S. Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, I. Stajner, W.-W. Tan, M.-L. Wu, 2005: Documentation and Validation ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-06-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-09
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