Daily Global Land Surface Parameters Derived from AMSR-E
Entry ID: NSIDC-0451

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Abstract: Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support for this data set may be limited. This data set contains satellite-retrieved geophysical parameter files generated from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) ... 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: Jones, L. A. and J. S. Kimball.
Dataset Title: Daily Global Land Surface Parameters Derived from AMSR-E
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0451
Dataset Release Date: 2010-03-10
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-0451
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-06-19
Stop Date: 2011-09-27
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 25 kn
Longitude Resolution: 25 kn
Temporal Resolution: 1 day

Latitude Resolution: 25 km
Longitude Resolution: 25 km
Temporal Resolution: 1 day

Quality The data are appropriate for global change related assessment of land-atmosphere water, energy and carbon cycle interactions. Although extensive quality checking has been completed, these are research data and the user is responsible for their own quality checking and should be aware that spurious values may exist. The authors hold no responsibly for conclusions drawn from spurious data. We appreciate constructive and well-documented feedback to help make these data more useful. Questions and feedback should be sent to Lucas Jones (lucas@ntsg.umt.edu).
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City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 7 GB
Distribution Format: Binary
Email: lucas at ntsg.umt.edu
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University of Montana
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group (NTSG)
City: Missoula
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59812
Country: USA
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Ashcroft, Peter and Frank Wentz. 2006, updated daily. AMSR-E/Aqua L2A Global Swath Spatially-Resampled Brightness Temperatures V002, 19 June 2002 to 31 December 2008. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media. Ashcroft, P., F. Wentz. 1999. ???Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, AMSR Level 2A Algorithm,??? RSS Tech. Report 121 599B-1. Santa Rosa, CA. Comiso, J.C., D. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-04
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