Nimbus-7 SMMR Antenna Temperatures
Entry ID: NSIDC-0037

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Summary
Abstract: The Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures data set contains global brightness temperatures in swath format (level 1b) from 25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987. The instrument obtained near-global coverage at five frequencies (6.6, 10.7, 18, 21, and 37 GHz) in both horizontal and vertical polarizations, at a constant incidence angle of 50.3 degrees, every six days. Data are stored as daily ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: -84.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gloersen, P. and E. A. Francis.
Dataset Title: Nimbus-7 SMMR Antenna Temperatures
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0037.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-10-25
Stop Date: 1987-08-20
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: HDF
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Publications/References
Systems and Applied Sciences Corporation, 1982: Users' Guide for the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer Instrument First Year Antenna Temperature Data Set. Systems and Applied Sciences Corporation Technical Document.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-14
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