AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE-Grids
Entry ID: AE_MoSno

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Abstract: These Level-3 Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) data sets contain SWE data and quality assurance flags mapped to Northern and Southern Hemisphere 25 km Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grids (EASE-Grids).
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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: Tedesco, M., R. Kelly, J. L. Foster, and A. T. Chang.
Dataset Title: AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE-Grids
Dataset Series Name: AE_MoSno
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA NSIDC DAAC: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Version: 2
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-19
Stop Date: 2011-09-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Quality Quality Assessment Each HDF-EOS file contains core metadata with Quality Assessment (QA) metadata flags that are set by the Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS) at the Global Hydrology and Climate Center (GHCC) prior to delivery to NSIDC. A separate metadata file in XML format is also delivered to NSIDC with the HDF-EOS file; it contains the same information as the core metadata. ... View entire text
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Data Center
NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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: 2.1 MB
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS
Phone: 519-888-4567
Email: rejkelly at
Contact Address:
200 University Avenue West
postal code = N2L 3G1
City: Waterloo
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: 0
Country: Canada
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Basist, A., N. C. Grody, T. C. Peterson, and C. N. Williams. 1998. Using the Special Sensor Microwave Imager to Monitor Land Surface Temperatures, Wetness and Snow Cover. Journal of Applied Meteorology 37(9): 888-911. Brodzik, M. J. 1997. EASE-Grid: A Versatile Set of Equal-Area Projections and Grids. Boulder, CO, USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Brown, R. D. and R. O. Braaten, 1998. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-12-28
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