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TRMM Kwajalein Experiment (KWJAEX) Quick-Look Data
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Summary
Abstract: The Kwajalein Experiment, KWAJEX, is part of the Tropical Rain Measurement Mission, TRMM, whose goals include providing Ground Validation, GV, for instruments onboard the TRMM satelite launched in November of 1997. The KWAJEX field campaign is the only TRMM campaign designed to be conducted over the tropical open ocean.

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Link: GET DATA
Description: Access to KWAJEX data and documentation


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Description: Additional data archive for KWAJEX data


Geographic Coverage
 N: 9.28 S: 7.45  E: 168.57  W: 166.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: KWAJEX Team
Dataset Title: TRMM Kwajalein Experiment (KWJAEX) Quick-Look Data
Dataset Release Place: CA
Dataset Publisher: NASA/ARC/ESPO
Online Resource: http://www.espo.nasa.gov/kwajex/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-07-23
Stop Date: 1999-09-15


Location Keywords
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > MICRONESIA > MARSHALL ISLANDS > Kwajalein
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > TROPICS


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >BAROMETRIC ALTITUDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD MICROPHYSICS >CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >MICROWAVE >BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR REFLECTIVITY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
TRMM >Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission    [Information]
NASA ER-2 >NASA Earth Resources-2    [Information]


Instrument
CPI >Cloud Particle Imager    [Information]
DADS >DC-8 DATA ACQUISITION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM    [Information]
ARMAR >Airborne Rain Mapping Radar    [Information]
SOUNDERS    [Information]
AMPR >Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer    [Information]


Project
KWAJEX >Kwajalein Experiment    [Information]


Keywords
LBA
TRMM
ground validation
Kwajalein


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
NASA/ARC


Data Center
Earth Science Project Office, Earth Sciences Division, Ames Research Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.espo.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: KWAJEX

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL S. CRAIG
Email: michael.s.craig at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Ames Research Center



Distribution
Distribution_Media: online www
Fees: none


Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-602-3890
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-01-27


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