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AE_DyOcn

AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 Global Ascending/Descending .25x.25 deg Ocean Grids, Version 2

The Level-3 daily product (AE_DyOcn), weekly product (AE_WkOcn), and monthly product (AE_MoOcn) include SST, near-surface wind speed, columnar water vapor, and columnar cloud liquid water over oceans in a 0.25 degree by 0.25 degree grid, generated from AE_Ocean.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Clouds > Cloud Liquid Water/Ice
  • Clouds > Cloud Precipitable Water
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Precipitable Water
  • Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature
  • Ocean Winds > Surface Winds
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
  • Ocean Temperature > Water Temperature
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 89.24, S: -89.24, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 0.25 deg x 0.25 deg
Temporal Coverage:
  • 19 June 2002 to 3 October 2011
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS
Platform(s) AQUA
Sensor(s): AMSR-E
Version: V2
Data Contributor(s): Frank Wentz, Thomas Meissner
Data Citation

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.

Wentz, F. J. and T. Meissner. 2004. AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 Global Ascending/Descending .25x.25 deg Ocean Grids, Version 2. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/AMSR-E/AE_DYOCN.002. [Date Accessed].

FAQ

What data subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection services are available for AMSR-E data?
The following table describes the data subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection services that are currently available for AMSR-E data via the NASA Earthdata Search tool. Short Name Title Parameter Subsetting Spatial Subsetting GeoTIFF Reformatting *... read more

How To

How do I programmatically request data services such as subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection using an API?
Last updated: 18 April 2017 The subsetting, reformatting, and reprojection services provided by NSIDC through NASA Earthdata Search can also be accessed programmatically as a synchronous REST interface. This programmatic access is provided via an HTTPS URL containing a series of key-value-pairs (... read more