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NASA DC-8 Electronically Scanned Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) Data

Summary

This data set contains the microwave brightness temperatures from the Electronically Scanned Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) that was on-board the NASA DC-8 aircraft that flew out of Townsville, Australia during the TOGA COARE field project. The data are in a binary format. Included with the data set is C code that was used to read the binary files. Also included are some quick look imagery.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2018-10-05)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1993-01-11 00:00:00
End datetime 1993-02-26 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 0.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -20.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 140.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 155.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Wilheit, T. 2018. NASA DC-8 Electronically Scanned Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6QJ7G46. Accessed 19 Aug 2019.

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