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GPM SSMIS on F17 Common Calibrated Brightness Temperatures L1C 1.5 hours 12 km V07 (GPM_1CF17SSMIS) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

Version 07 is the current version of the data set. Older versions will no longer be available and have been superseded by Version 07.

All 1C products have a common L1C data structure, simple and generic. Each L1C swath includes scan time, latitude and longitude, scan status, quality, incidence angle, Sun glint angle, and the intercalibrated brightness temperature (Tc). One or more swaths are included in a product. The radiometer data are recalibrated to a common basis so that precipitation products derived from them are consistent. 1CSSMIS contains common calibrated brightness temperature from the SSMIS passive microwave instruments flown on the DMSP satellites. Swath S1 has 3 low frequency channels (19V 19H 22V). Swath S2 has 2 low frequency channels (37V 37H). Swath S3 has 4 high frequency channels (150H 183+/-1H 183+/-3H 183+/-7H). S4 has 2 high frequency channels (91V 91H). All the above frequencies are in GHz. Earth observations for all four swaths are taken during a 144o segment of the instrument rotation when SSMIS scans in the direction of foreward satellite motion. We define the spacecraft vector (v) at the center of this segment.

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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 December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

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Common Calibrated Brightness Temperature from F17 SSMIS (GPM_1CF17SSMIS)

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Identifier C2264132902-GES_DISC
Data First Published 2021-07-21
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-07-21
Category GPM, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Wesley Berg. 2021-07-29. GPM_1CF17SSMIS. GPM SSMIS on F17 Common Calibrated Brightness Temperatures L1C 1.5 hours 12 km V07. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). Digital Science Data.
Creator Wesley Berg
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Graphic Preview Description Common Calibrated Brightness Temperature from F17 SSMIS (GPM_1CF17SSMIS)
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Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name GPM_1CF17SSMIS
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Temporal 2008-03-19T00:00:00Z/2023-02-28T00:00:00Z

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