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

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.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1993-01-11T00:00:00Z
    End:  1993-02-26T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1993-01-11T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1993-02-26T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 0.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -20.00000
Bounding Box West Long 140.00000
Bounding Box East Long 155.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : esmr_gif.txt

Documentation #2 : esmr_read.c

Documentation #3 : Read_Me.esmr

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 12 MB
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Author Thomas T. Wilheit
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2018-10-05T20:39:04
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 80.020
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2021-09-28T16:05:10Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::80.020
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Thomas T. Wilheit. (2018). NASA DC-8 Electronically Scanned Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 June 2024.

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