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ATSR-1: Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance (GBTR) product (AT1_TOA_1P), v2.1

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2020-05-13
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-07-04
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 112.9K Files | 15TB


Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) 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 Along-Track Scanning Radiometer on ESA ERS-1 satellite (ATSR-1) Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance (GBTR) Product. These data are the Level 1B product that consists of Top of Atmosphere (TOA) radiance measurements and brightness temperatures at full resolution for both the nadir and forward views.

The product was calibrated for instrumental and atmospheric effects and re-sampled to a fixed grid aligned to the sub-satellite track. This product were derived from the Level 0 product and auxiliary data, and serves as the input data for all Level 2 products. The third reprocessing was done to implement the updated algorithms, processors, and auxiliary files.

Citable as:  European Space Agency (2014): ATSR-1: Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance (GBTR) product (AT1_TOA_1P), v2.1. NERC Earth Observation Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ATSR, Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance, GBTR


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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 Envisat binary formatted, type ".E2".

Process overview

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

Instrument/Platform pairings

Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR-1) Deployed on: ERS-1

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: ERS-1

Computation Element: 1

Title deployed on ERS-1
Abstract This computation involved: deployed on ERS-1.
Input Description None
Output Description None
Software Reference None
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