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SAMS/Nimbus-7 Level 3 Gridded Retrieval Temperature Data V001 (SAMSN7L3GRIDT) at GES DISC

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

SAMSN7L3GRIDT is the Nimbus-7 Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder (SAMS) Level 3 Gridded Retrieval Temperature Data Product. The Earth's surface is divided into 2.5 deg latitude by 10 deg longitude grids that extend from 50 deg South to 67.5 deg North. The data are stored in two different record types. The first contains temperatures at all 62 retrieved pressure levels between 246 and 0.0012 mbar, and the second contains temperature and error values at 10 standard pressure levels: 100, 30, 10, 3, 1, 0.3, 0.1, 0.03, 0.01 and 0.003 mbar. The data were recovered from the original magnetic tapes, and are now stored online as daily files in their original proprietary binary format.

The data for this product are available from 24 December 1978 through 9 June 1983. The principal investigators for the SAMS experiment were Prof. John T. Houghton and Dr. Fredric W. Taylor from Oxford University.

This product was previously available from the NSSDC with the identifier ESAD-00016 (old ID 78-098A-02B).

Access & Use Information

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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References

https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.1980.0166

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Nimbus-7 SAMS gridded temperature at 10 of 62 selected pressure levels for 24 December 1978.

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher NASA/GSFC/SED/ESD/GCDC/GESDISC
Maintainer
Identifier C1959158936-GES_DISC
Data First Published 1982-04-20
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 1984-04-20
Category Nimbus, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation Houghton, John T., and Taylor, Fredric W.. 2020-10-29. SAMSN7L3GRIDT. Version 001. SAMS/Nimbus-7 Level 3 Gridded Retrieval Temperature Data V001. Greenbelt, MD, USA. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC). https://doi.org/10.5067/QJABVNO94YHR. https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datacollection/SAMSN7L3GRIDT_001.html. Digital Science Data.
Creator Houghton, John T., and Taylor, Fredric W.
Data Presentation Form Digital Science Data
Graphic Preview Description Nimbus-7 SAMS gridded temperature at 10 of 62 selected pressure levels for 24 December 1978.
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.5067/QJABVNO94YHR
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -180.0 -50.0 180.0 70.0
Program Code 026:001
Related Documents https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.1980.0166
Release Place Greenbelt, MD, USA
Series Name SAMSN7L3GRIDT
Source Datajson Identifier True
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Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1978-12-24T00:00:00Z/1983-06-09T23:59:59.999Z

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