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NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of AMSU-A Level 1c Brightness Temperature, Version 1.0
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00787


Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains Level 1c inter-calibrated brightness temperatures from the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-A) sensors onboard six polar orbiting satellites (NOAA-15, -16, -17, -18, EUMETSAT MetOp-A, and NASA Aqua) spanning from 1998 to the present. The dataset was produced by the NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), and is a Fundamental Climate Data Record ... View entire text

Purpose: This dataset provides advanced scientific researchers a high quality Climate Data Record (CDR) of Upper Atmospheric Layer Temperatures--a high quality Fundamental Climate Data Record of microwave brightness temperature for use in long-term climate analyses.
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Description:  An orbit of AMSU-A Level 1c brightness temperature data from NOAA-18.

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR > Center for Satellite Applications and Research, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of AMSU-A Level 1c Brightness Temperature, Version 1.0
Dataset Release Date: 2013-08-01
Version: Version 1.0
Data Presentation Form: imageDigital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-10-26
Use Constraints Cite dataset when used as a source: Zou, Cheng-Zhi, Wenhui Wang, and NOAA CDR Program (2013): NOAA Fundamental Climate Data Record (FCDR) of AMSU-A Level 1c Brightness Temperature, Version 1.0. [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Climatic Data Center. doi:10.7289/V5X63JT2 [access date].
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Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT BRANCH DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Distribution
Fees: Electronic downloads are free, fees may apply for data certifications
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 1-828-271-4800
Fax: 1-828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-01-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-22


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