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AE_MoOcn

AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly 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.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

See https://nsidc.org/data/amsre/data_versions/index.html

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified; data customization services available for select data

Documentation: Key metadata and comprehensive user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools and data customization services

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Parameter(s):
  • CLOUDS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS > CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE
  • CLOUDS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS > CLOUD PRECIPITABLE WATER
  • OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • OCEAN WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
  • ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
  • OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICES > WATER VAPOR
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS2
Spatial Coverage:
N: 89.24, 
S: -89.24, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):AQUA
Spatial Resolution:
  • 0.25 deg x 0.25 deg
Sensor(s):AMSR-E
Temporal Coverage:
  • 19 June 2002 to 1 October 2011
Version(s):V2
Temporal Resolution1 monthMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Frank Wentz, Thomas Meissner

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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.

Wentz, F. J. and T. Meissner. 2004. AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly 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: https://doi.org/10.5067/AMSR-E/AE_MOOCN.002. [Date Accessed].

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