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Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-A) Swath from NOAA-17
Entry ID: amsua17sp

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Summary
Abstract: AMSU-A, the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit, is a 15-channel passive
microwave radiometer used to profile atmospheric temperature and
moisture from the earth's surface to ~45 km (3 millibars). All orbits
beginning in the day (00:00:00 - 23:59:59 UTC) are stored in one daily
HDF-EOS file. (THIS IS WRONG) There are 15 (channel) arrays, as well as
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Related URL
Description: Passive Microwave ESIP (PM-ESIP) Home Page
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.0   S: -89.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Spencer, R.
Dataset Title: Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-A) Swath from NOAA-17
Online Resource: http://ghrc.msfc.nasa.gov/uso/ds_catalog/amsua17sp.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-03
Stop Date: 2003-12-12
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints none
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: FTP
Distribution Size: 8.76Gb/yr
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Fees: $0
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-23

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