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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0080

Near-Real-Time DMSP SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 1

The Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperature product provides near-real-time polar stereographic gridded daily brightness temperatures for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

  • N: -60, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
  • 12.5 x 12.5
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2015
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Parameter(s):
  • Microwave > Brightness Temperature
Platform(s) DMSP 5D-3/F17, DMSP 5D-3/F18
Sensor(s): SSMIS
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Jim Maslanik

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Cavalieri, D. J., P. Gloersen, and H. J. Zwally. Edited by J. Maslanik and J. Stroeve. 1999. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/AKQDND71ZDLF. [Date Accessed].
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