AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified L2B Global Swath Surface Precipitation, Version 1 (AU_Rain)
Data set:
AU_Rain
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This AMSR-E/AMSR2 Unified Level-2B data set provides instantaneous surface precipitation rate and type over land and ocean, and precipitation profiles over ocean. This global data set is generated using the Goddard Profiling Algorithm. Note: This product uses the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) AMSR2 Level-1R input brightness temperatures that are calibrated, or unified, across the JAXA AMSR-E and JAXA AMSR2 Level-1R products.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Christian
    Kummerow
  • Ralph
    Ferraro
  • David
    Randel
Parameter(s):
CLOUD WATER PATH CONVECTIVE PRECIPITATION FROZEN PRECIPITATION ICE WATER PATH RAIN WATER PATH SURFACE PRECIPITATION
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:
5 km along scan
10 km along track
Spatial Coverage:
N:
89.24
S:
-89.24
E:
180
W:
-180

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