Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures, Version 1 (NSIDC-0071)
This is the most recent version of these data.
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.
25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987
Spatial Reference System(s):
NSIDC EASE-Grid North
NSIDC EASE-Grid South
NSIDC EASE-Grid Global
Yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.
Data Access & Tools
Sensor and Instrument Information
Many NSIDC DAAC data sets can be accessed using the NSIDC DAAC's Data Access Tool. This tool provides the ability to search and filter data with spatial and temporal constraints using a map-based interface. Users have the option to
This article describes how to import passive microwave EASE-Grid brightness temperature data into ArcGIS.