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Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 1 (NSIDC-0071)
Data set:
NSIDC-0071
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set consists of brightness temperatures acquired from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on board the Nimbus-7 Pathfinder satellite. The brightness temperatures are gridded onto the Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid) and are presented in three different projections: Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, and global.
Data Contributor(s):
  • Kenneth
    Knowles
  • Mary
    Brodzik
  • Richard
    Armstrong
  • Eni
    Njoku
Parameter(s):
BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
Platform(s):
Nimbus-7
Sensor(s):
SMMR
Data Format(s):
Binary
Temporal Coverage:
25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
25 km
25 km
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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Many NSIDC data set web pages provide the ability to search and filter data with spatial and temporal contstraints using a map-based interface. This article outlines how to order NSIDC DAAC data using advanced searching and filtering.