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AMSR/ADEOS-II L2A Global Swath Spatially-Resampled Brightness Temperatures, Version 1
Data set id:
AA_L2A
DOI: 10.5067/ADEOS-II/AMSR/AA_L2A.001
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial data product release.

Overview

The AMSR Level-2A product (AA_L2A) contains brightness temperatures at 6.9 GHz, 10.65 GHz, 18.7 GHz, 23.8 GHz, 36.5 GHz, 89.0 GHz, 50.3 GHz, and 52.8GHz. Data are resampled to be spatially consistent except for the 50.3GHz and 52.8GHz data, and therefore are available at a variety of resolutions that correspond to the footprint sizes of the observations such as 56 km, 38 km, 24 km, 21 km, 12 km, and 5.4 km, respectively.
Parameter(s):
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATUREMICROWAVE IMAGERY
Platform(s):
ADEOS-II
Sensor(s):
AMSR
Data Format(s):
HDF-EOS2
Temporal Coverage:
18 January 2003 to 24 October 2003
Temporal Resolution:
  • 50 minute
Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 km to 50 km
  • 5 km to 50 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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