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The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR) Rainfall Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD)
Entry ID: AMSR_Rainfall-ATBD-99

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Summary
Abstract: (Summary adapted from the AMSR Rainfall ATBD)

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBDs) are being developed for every EOS instrument product. These documents, consist of a detailed physical and mathematical description of the algorithm, variance or uncertainty estimates, and practical considerations, such as calibration and validation, exception handling, quality assessments and diagnostics. ... View entire text
Service Citation
Originators: Thomas Wilheit, Christian Kummerow, and Ralph Ferraro
Title: AMSR Rainfall ATBD
Release_Date: 1999-05-19
Provider: NASA
URL: http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/eos_homepage/for_scientists/atbd/docs/A...
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >CALIBRATION/VALIDATION Parameter Definition

Access Constraints All ATBDs are provided in PDF format which can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat.
Adobe Acrobat is a freely downloadable document viewer.
Ancillary Keywords
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer
Global Circulation Model (GCM)
ATBD

Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/EOS/ESDIS > Earth Science Data and Information System Project, Earth Observing System,Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://earthdata.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DR. MICHAEL D. KING
Phone: 301-614-5636
Fax: 301-614-5620
Email: michael.d.king at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 610.0
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Size: 846KB
Distribution_Format: pdf file
Fees: none
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF 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
Publications/References
A list of references is available on page 56 of the ATBD.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-01-27
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-11-14
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