The data set consists of weekly gridded Level-3 products of Aquarius L-band radiometer brightness temperature (TB) observations and Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) retrievals from the Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) mission, developed collaboratively between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Argentina's space agency, Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE).
Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Brightness Temperature and Sea Surface Salinity, Version 4
Version 4 of Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Brightness Temperature and Sea Surface Salinity utilizes Version 3 of the PO.DAAC Level-2 Aquarius TB as input data. This is the first version available from NSIDC.
Data Set Tabs
- 2011-08-25 to 2015-06-07
N: 87.4, S: 50, E: 180, W: -180
N: -50, S: -79, E: 180, W: -180
- 36 km x 36 km
- Microwave > Brightness Temperature
- Sea Ice > Sea Ice Concentration > Ice Fraction
- Salinity/Density > > Sea Surface Salinity
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