Data Set ID: 
NSIDC-0071

Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 1

This data set consists of brightness temperatures acquired from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on board the Nimbus-7 Pathfinder satellite. The brightness temperatures are gridded onto the Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid) and are presented in three different projections: Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, and global.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Parameter(s):
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):Nimbus-7
Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
Sensor(s):SMMR
Temporal Coverage:
  • 25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Kenneth Knowles, Mary Brodzik, Richard Armstrong, Eni Njoku

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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.

Knowles, K., E. G. Njoku, R. Armstrong, and M. J. Brodzik. 2000. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid 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/10.5067/36SLCSCZU7N6. [Date Accessed].

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