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Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps, Version 1

The AMSR-E Wakasa Bay Field Campaign was conducted over Wakasa Bay, Japan. The Wakasa Bay Field Campaign includes joint research observations, such as precipitation amount, pressure thickness, seal level pressure, and surface winds by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the AMSR precipitation validation team, and the NASA AMSR-E team.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 48, S: 17, E: 160, W: 100

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 3 January 2003 to 9 February 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Pressure Thickness
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
  • Ocean Winds > Surface Winds
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Platform(s) MAPS
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Wilheit, Jr.

Data Citation

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Wilheit, Jr., T. 2010. Wakasa Bay Weather Forecast Maps, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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