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DMSP-F8 SSM/I Pathfinder Land Surface Products
Entry ID: NSIDC-0042

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Abstract: The Pathfinder Program, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is tasked to produce long-term data sets for global change research. The Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) Pathfinder Level 2 Land Products data set has been generated using the land classification algorithms developed by Neale, and the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 88.0   S: -88.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 833 KILOMETERS Max Altitude: 833 KILOMETERS

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Neale, C. M. and M. J. McFarland.
Dataset Title: DMSP-F8 SSM/I Pathfinder Land Surface Products
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0042
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-16
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0042
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-08-01
Stop Date: 1988-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
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Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://nsidc.org/daac/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
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: 16 MB
Email: cneale at cc.usu.edu
Contact Address:
Biological & Irrigation Engineering Department
Room EC 329
Utah State University
City: Logan
Province or State: Utah
Postal Code: 84322-4105
Country: USA
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Satellite/Instrument/Data Processing Documentation Hollinger, J. P., R. Lo, G. Poe, R. Savage, and J. Peirce. 1987. Special Sensor Microwave/Imager User's Guide. Hollinger, J. P., ed. 1989.DMSP Special Sensor Microwave/Imager Calibration/Validation - Final Report - Volume I, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC. Hollinger, J. P. 1991. DMSP Special Sensor Microwave/Imager ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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