ABSTRACT: Types of data products: Brightness temp, surface temp, rain rate, sea ice snow cover, TPW, IWP, CLW, and emissivity products
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: ground condition
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PURPOSE: In combination with CrIS, a hyperspectral infrared sounder, ATMS will provide temperature and humidity profile information of sufficient accuracy, even in the presence of many cloud types, to improve further the presently respectable accuracy of operational numerical weather prediction models. ATMS should also extend the time series data on mean global upper air temperatures that began with its predecessor instrument, MSU, over twenty years ago. It will also yield global precipitation-rate retrievals for rain and snow with ~15-km resolution near nadir.
The purpose of this standard is to provide extensions to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata for describing geospatial data obtained from remote sensing.
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