Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Landscape Freeze/Thaw Data, Version 5 (AQ3_FT)
Data set:
AQ3_FT
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Version Summary
This data set is being updated to Version 5 to match the other Aquarius polar gridded data products.

Overview

This Level-3 (L3) data set includes weekly Northern Hemisphere landscape freeze/thaw (FT) data derived from L-band radiometer brightness temperature observations, acquired by the Aquarius sensor on board Argentina's Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) satellite. The data are distributed on the Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid, Version 2.0 (EASE-Grid 2.0), with a spatial resolution of 36 km. The SAC-D satellite was developed collaboratively between NASA and Argentina's space agency, Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE).
Data Contributor(s):
  • Alexandre
    Roy
  • Ludovic
    Brucker
  • Michael
    Prince
  • Alain
    Royer
  • Chris
    Derksen
Parameter(s):
FREEZE/THAW
Platform(s):
SAC-D
Sensor(s):
AQUARIUS_RADIOMETER
Data Format(s):
HDF
Temporal Coverage:
25 August 2011 to 4 June 2015
Temporal Resolution:
7 day
Spatial Resolution:
36 km
36 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
87.4
S:
50
E:
180
W:
-180

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