Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A, (AMSU-A), Swath from NOAA-15
Entry ID: amsua15sp

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Summary
Abstract: AMSU-A is a cross-track, line-scanned instrument designed to measure
scene radiances in 15 discrete frequency channels which permit the
calculation of the vertical temperature and moisture profile from
about 3 millibars (~45 km) to the Earth's surface. Each scan has 30
cells, with a resolution of 3.3 degrees (50 km at nadir). ... View entire text
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Description: Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-A) Swath from NOAA-15
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA, NOAA
Dataset Title: Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A, (AMSU-A), Swath from NOAA-15
Online Resource: http://ghrc.msfc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_catalog/amsua15sp.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-11-24
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: daily
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Hydrology Resource Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MATT SMITH
Phone: 256-961-7809
Email: msmith at itsc.uah.edu
Contact Address:
Information Technology and Systems Center
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35806
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: 8mm 5Gb tape
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 256-961-7954
Email: danny.braswell at msfc.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NSSTC
320 Sparkman Drive
City: Huntsville
Province or State: AL
Postal Code: 35805
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-23
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