Product description

PRODUCT TYPE document DATA DOCUMENTED CERSAT RAIN-ALT products
SATELLITE Envisat
Jason-1
Topex/Poseidon
merged
AGENCIES CNES
ESA
NASA
CONTENTS The RAIN-ALT product manual presents the precipitations products from the available dual-frequency altimeters.
APPLICATIONS
  • meteorology
  • ocean-atmosphere gas transfers
  • calval
USER beginner
GEOGRAPHICAL SCALE global GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
82.0°
-180.0° 3.1 180.0°
-82.0°
TEMPORAL COVERAGE 1992-10-01 – onGoing REFERENCE SURFACE
PARAMETERS
  • ku_attenuation, dB
  • sigma0_Ku, dB
  • sigma0_C, dB
  • freezing_level_altitude, m
  • freezing_level_altitude_clim, m
  • rain_rate, mm hr-1
  • brightness_temperature_18GH, K,
  • brightness_temperature_21GH, K
  • brightness_temperature_37GH, K
  • rain_rate, mm day-1
  • rain_mu_parameter, mm day-1
  • freezing_level_altitude, mm day-1
  • rain_probability
  • rain_pdf
  • rain_cell_rate, mm hr-1
  • rain_cell_lenght, km
  • rain_pdf_slope, km-1
UPDATED asNeeded BY name : CERSAT
email adress : fpaf@ifremer.fr
web site :http://projets.ifremer.fr/cersat/
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Last update: 2006-10-03