AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified L2B Half-Orbit 25 km EASE-Grid Surface Soil Moisture, Version 1 (AU_Land)
Data set:
AU_Land
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Overview

The AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified Level-2B land product provides a long-term data record by combining AMSR-E and AMSR2 data. This data set includes surface soil moisture estimates derived from L1R brightness temperatures using the Normalized Polarization Difference algorithm (NPD) and the Single Channel Algorithm (SCA) along with ancillary information gridded to the 25 km Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid).
Data Contributor(s):
  • Thomas
    Jackson
  • Steven
    Chan
  • Rajat
    Bindlish
  • Eni
    Njoku
Parameter(s):
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT VEGETATION WATER CONTENT
Platform(s):
GCOM-W1
Sensor(s):
AMSR2
Data Format(s):
HDF-EOS5
Temporal Coverage:
2 July 2012 to present
Temporal Resolution:
50 minute
Spatial Resolution:
25 km
25 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
89.24
S:
-89.24
E:
180
W:
-180

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