Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

The GPM Ground Validation Total Sky Imager NASA ACHIEVE IPHEx dataset includes data from the Yankee Scientific TSI880 Total Sky Imager instrument, part of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) ACHIEVE ground-based mobile laboratory. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission Ground Validation (GV) campaign used a variety of methods for validation of GPM satellite constellation measurements prior to launch of the GPM Core Satellite, which launched on February 27, 2014. The validation effort included numerous GPM-specific and joint-agency/international external field campaigns, using state of the art cloud and precipitation observational infrastructure. Data was gathered during the GPM Ground Validation Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) in North Carolina from May 6, 2014 through June 15, 2014. The TSI880 instrument is an automatic, full-color sky imager system providing real-time digital display of daytime sky conditions; the output of the TSI880 is full color digital images. Data files are available in the JPEG image format.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019
Unique Identifier C1212261895-GHRC
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA/MSFC/GHRC. Tsay, Si-Chee , Adrian Loftus and Peter Pantina.2015. GPM GROUND VALIDATION TOTAL SKY IMAGER IPHEX indicate subset used. Dataset available online from the NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center DAAC, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A. DOI:
Datagov Dedupe Retained 20190322235447
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2015-11-10
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Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2018-06-06
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Temporal 2014-05-06T20:54:00Z/2014-06-15T22:19:00Z
Category IPHEx, geospatial

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