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Dataset

 
Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) Logo

AATSR: Gridded Surface Temperature (GST) product (ATS_NR__2P), v2.1

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-07-03
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) mission was funded jointly by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change External Link (DECC) and the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research External Link (DIISR).

This dataset contains the Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR) on ESA ENVISAT satellite Gridded Surface Temperature (GST) product. These data are the Level 2 full spatial resolution (approximately 1 km by 1 km) geophysical product derived from Level 1B product and auxiliary data.

The contents of the pixel fields, which are a mixture of Top of Atmosphere (TOA) and surface brightness temperature/radiance, are switch-able depending on the surface type. The third reprocessing was done to implement updated algorithms, processors (the IPF Processor 6.05 from the IPF Processor 6.01), and auxiliary files.

Citable as:  European Space Agency (2014): AATSR: Gridded Surface Temperature (GST) product (ATS_NR__2P), v2.1. NERC Earth Observation Data Centre, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/ebb0efd3bf06d7d0472503729201e624
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: AATSR, Gridded Surface Temperature, GST

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/neodc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_b6f13ebc-02b0-11e4-affa-00163e251233
Access rules:
Restricted data: please submit an application using the REQUEST ACCESS link for access.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/aatsr_multimission.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

The data were acquired by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Envisat satellite, and the NERC Earth Observation Data Centre (NEODC) mirrors the data for UK users.

File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted

Process overview

This dataset was generated by a combination of instruments deployed on platforms and computations as detailed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

ENVISAT AATSR Deployed on: Envisat

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: Envisat

Computation Element: 1

Title Satellite deployed on Envisat
Abstract Envisat.
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
Output Description None

No variables found.

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2002-05-20T00:00:00
End time:
2012-04-08T00:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°