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Data Set ID:
AE_RnGd

AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly L3 5x5 deg Rainfall Accumulations, Version 2

This Level-3 rainfall accumulation product (AE_RnGd) consists of two grids of 28 rows by 72 columns of monthly averaged rainfall accumulation over ocean and land. Both grids are 5 degree by 5 degree resolution.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 70, S: -70, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution:
  • 5 deg x 5 deg
Temporal Coverage:
  • 19 June 2002 to 1 October 2011
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Parameter(s):
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation > Rain
Platform(s) AQUA
Sensor(s): AMSR-E
Data Format(s):
  • HDF-EOS
Version: V2
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Wilheit, Jr., Christian Kummerow, Ralph Ferraro, Robert Adler

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.

Adler, R., T. Wilheit, Jr., C. Kummerow, and R. Ferraro. 2004. AMSR-E/Aqua Monthly L3 5x5 deg Rainfall Accumulations, 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_RNGD.002. [Date Accessed].
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