Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0462

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.

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Parameter(s):
  • PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > PRESSURE THICKNESS
  • ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
  • OCEAN WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 48, 
S: 17, 
E: 160, 
W: 100
Platform(s):MODELS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 3 January 2003 to 9 February 2003
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Wilheit, Jr.

Geographic Coverage

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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: https://doi.org/10.5067/K0Y3WJILZO5Y. [Date Accessed].

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