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Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps
Entry ID: NSIDC-0462

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Abstract: The AMSR-E Wakasa Bay Field Campaign was conducted over Wakasa Bay, Japan. The Wakasa Bay Field Campaign includes joint research observations, such as precipitation amount, pressure thickness, seal level pressure, and surface winds by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the AMSR precipitation validation team, and the NASA AMSR-E team.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 17.0   E: 160.0   W: 100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Wilheit, Jr., T.
Dataset Title: Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0462
Dataset Release Date: 2010-04-22
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-03
Stop Date: 2003-02-09
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 5 MB
Distribution Format: GIF

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Distribution Size: 5 MB
Distribution Format: GIF
Contact Address:
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
3150 TAMU
City: College Park
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77843-3150
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Kummerow, C., W. Barnes, T. Kozu, J. Shiue, and J. Simpson. 1998. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Sensor Package. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technology, 15:3 809-817. Im, E. Durden, S. L. Haddad, Z. S. Sadowy, G. Berkun, A. Huang, J. Lou, M. Lopez, B. C. Rahmat-Samii, Y. Rengarajan. 2000. Second-Generation Spaceborne Precipitation Radar, Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18