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AIRS/Aqua L2 Standard Physical Retrieval (AIRS-only) V006 (AIRS2RET) at GES DISC
Entry ID: AIRS2RET_006


Summary
Abstract: The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) is a grating spectrometer (R = 1200) aboard the second Earth Observing System (EOS) polar-orbiting platform, EOS Aqua. In combination with the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU) and the Humidity Sounder for Brazil (HSB), AIRS constitutes an innovative atmospheric sounding group of visible, infrared, and microwave sensors. This product is similar to ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: AIRS Science Team/Joao Teixeira
Dataset Title: AIRS/Aqua L2 Standard Physical Retrieval (AIRS-only) V006
Dataset Series Name: AIRS2RET
Dataset Release Date: 2013-01-15T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD, USA
Dataset Publisher: Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC)
Version: 006
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource: https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/AIRS2RET_006.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-08-30
Quality The product is similar to AIRX2RET except the processing uses only the AIRS channels. No AMSU information was used in the generation of this product. The quality of data products, described in the associated references, provide information about numerous validation studies conducted and papers written documenting the excellence of the products using radiosondes, ground truth, other satellites, and ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Data Set Progress
ACTIVE
Data Center
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (formerly Goddard DAAC), Global Change Data Center, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GES DISC HELP DESK SUPPORT GROUP
Phone: 301-614-5224
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: gsfc-help-disc at lists.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5960
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: asghar.e.esfandiari at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center
Code 610.2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
B. H. Kahn et al. (2014-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder version 6 cloud products, 399-426, doi:10.5194/acp-14-399-2014, https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/399/2014/acp-14-399-2014.html
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-01-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15


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