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LANCE AMSR2 NRT Data Products from GCOM-W1

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NRT AMSR2 L2B Global Swath GSFC Profiling Algorithm 2010: Surface Precipitation, Wind Speed over Ocean, Water Vapor over Ocean and Cloud Liquid Water over Ocean

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The GCOM-W1 AMSR2 Level-2B rain and ocean products include global precipitation and ocean parameters (not including Sea Surface Temperatures), calculated by the GPROF 2010V2 using resampled Tb (Level-1R) data provided by JAXA. Retrieved parameters include global total precipitation, global rainfall, total precipitable water (TPW), ocean wind speed (OWS), columnar cloud liquid water (CLW) over ocean, and columnar water vapor (CWV) over ocean.

NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE-Grids

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The GCOM-W1 AMSR2 Level-3 Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) data set contains snow water equivalent (SWE) data and quality assurance flags mapped to the Northern and Southern Hemisphere 25 km Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grids (EASE-Grids). As NRT Tb Level -1R data are received from JAXA throughout the day, partial daily products are generated and identified with a product maturity code of "P" in the filename. Once all Level-1R inputs are available, the complete daily product contains product maturity code "R" (near Real time) in the filename. Incremental processing makes data available to the user as it is received, rather than at the end of the day.

NRT AMSR2 L2B Surface Soil Moisture EASE-Grids


NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb) Polar Grids


NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 12.5 km Tb, Sea Ice Concentration and Snow Depth Polar Grids


NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 25 km Tb and Sea Ice Concentration Polar Grids



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