Aquarius L3 Polar-Gridded Weekly Brightness Temperature and Sea Surface Salinity V005
Entry ID: AQ3_TB_005

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Abstract: The data set consists of weekly gridded Level-3 products of Aquarius L-band radiometer brightness temperature (TB) observations and Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) retrievals from the Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) mission, developed collaboratively between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Argentina's space agency, Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE).
Related URL
Description: Data set documentation at the NASA NSIDC DAAC

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 87.4   S: -79.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 005
Other Citation Details: Brucker, L., E. Dinnat, and L. Koenig. 2015. Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Brightness Temperature and Sea Surface Salinity. Version 5. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-08-25
Stop Date: 2015-06-07
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Data may not be reproduced or distributed without including the CitationForExternalPublication for this product included in this Metadata. Data may not be distributed in an altered form without the written permission of the Aquarius Science Team.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-07
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