Data Set ID: 
AU_SI6

AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified L3 Daily 6.25 km Polar Gridded 89 GHz Brightness Temperatures, Version 1

The AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified Level-3 6.25 km product includes brightness temperatures at 89.0 GHz. Data are mapped to a polar stereographic grid at a spatial resolution of 6.25 km for the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. This product uses the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) AMSR2 Level-1R input brightness temperatures that are calibrated (unified) across the JAXA AMSR-E and AMSR2 Level-1R products.

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Parameter(s):
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • MICROWAVE > MICROWAVE IMAGERY
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS5
Spatial Coverage:
N: -39.23, 
N: 89.24, 
S: -89.24, 
S: 30.98, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):GCOM-W1
Spatial Resolution:
  • 6.25 km x 6.25 km
Sensor(s):AMSR2
Temporal Coverage:
  • 2 July 2012
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Walter Meier, Josefino 'Joey' Comiso, Thorsten Markus

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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.

Meier, W. N., J. C. Comiso, and T. Markus. 2018. AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified L3 Daily 6.25 km Polar Gridded 89 GHz Brightness Temperatures, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/NX1R09ORNOZN. [Date Accessed].

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