List of satellite datasets

Submitted by paul.poli@shom.fr on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 07:58

A dataset is defined here as:

  • a data record,
  • from a single instrument,
  • from a single satellite,
  • containing a single observable or geophysical variable.

 

Please feel free to report omissions or errors, e.g. by submitting comments below.

 

List of single-instrument, single-satellite, and single-observable data records.
Observable or Geophysical variable Instrument Satellite Time period Reprocessing, if any

Significant wave height

Altimeter

ERS-1

Aug 1991-Jun 1996

ESA  

Significant wave height

Altimeter

ERS-2

May 1995-Jul 2003

ESA  

Significant wave height

Altimeter

ENVISAT

Jul 2003-May 2012

   

Significant wave height

Altimeter

JASON-1

Oct 2003-Jul 2013

   

Significant wave height

Altimeter

JASON-2

Mar 2009-present

   

Backscatter sigma0

SASS

SEASAT

Jul 1978-Oct 1978

NASA JPL Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC)

 

Backscatter sigma0

AMI

ERS-1

Apr 1992-Jul 1997

ESA

 

Backscatter sigma0

AMI

ERS-2

Nov 1995-Jul 2011,

with long gaps

ESA

 

Backscatter sigma0

NSCAT

ADEOS-1

Sep 1996-Jun 1997

   

Backscatter sigma0

SEAWINDS

QUIKSCAT

Feb 2000-Nov 2009

   

Backscatter sigma0

SEAWINDS

ADEOS-2

Apr 2003-Oct 2003

   

Backscatter sigma0

ASCAT

METOP-A

Jan 2007-present

EUMETSAT

 

Backscatter sigma0

SCAT

OCEANSAT-2

Mar 2011-present

   

Total column ozone

TOMS

NIMBUS-7

Nov 1978-May 1993

NASA v8.6 retrievals

http://ozoneaq.gsfc.nasa.gov/nimbus7Ozone.md

 

Total column ozone

TOMS

METEOR-3

Aug 1991-Dec 1994

NASA v8.6 retrievals

http://ozoneaq.gsfc.nasa.gov/meteor3Ozone.md

 

Total column ozone

TOMS

EARTHPROBE

Jul 1996-Dec 2005

NASA v8.6 retrievals

http://ozoneaq.gsfc.nasa.gov/earthProbeOzone.md

 

Total column ozone

TOMS

ADEOS-1

Oct 1996-Jun1997

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Total column ozone

SCIAMACHY +

ENVISAT

Aug 2002-Apr 2012

KNMI reprocessed data available for 2008

 

Total column ozone

OMI +

EOS-AURA

Oct 2004-present

KNMI reprocessed data available for 2008

 

Total column ozone

GOME-2 +

METOP-A

Jan 2007-Dec 2012

ESA-CCI Ozone ?

 

Ozone profile

BUV

NIMBUS-4

Apr 1970-May 1977

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

BUV

AE-E also known as Atmosphere

Explorer 55

Nov 1975-Jun 1981

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Ozone profile

SBUV

NIMBUS-7

Nov 1978-Jun 1990

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-9

Mar 1985-Feb 1998

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-11

Jan 1989-May 2003

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-14

Jan 1996-Jan 2006

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-16

Oct 2000-Oct 2008

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-17

Jan 2003-Dec 2011

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-18

Oct 2005-Dec 2011

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

SBUV/2

NOAA-19

Jun 2011-present

NASA v8.6 ?

 

Ozone profile

GOME +

ERS-2

Jan 1996-Dec 2002

ESA CCI Ozone ?

 

Ozone profile

MLS

UARS

Sep 1991-Aug 2001

   

Ozone profile

MLS

EOS-AURA

Oct 2004-present

   

Ozone profile

MIPAS +

ENVISAT

Jul 2002-Apr 2012

ESA CCI Ozone

 

Ozone profile

FTS

ACE

Mar 2004-Sep 2010

v2.2 (currently being reprocessed after Oct 2010) from http://www.ace.uwaterloo.ca/index.html

 

Bending angles

GPS radio occultation receiver

GPS/MET

Selected short time periods

in 1995, 1996, 1997

UCAR CDAAC version 2007.3200 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

CHAMP

May 2001-Oct 2008

UCAR CDAAC version 2009.2650 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

SAC-C

Aug 2001-Nov 2002 and Mar 2006-Aug 2011

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

GRACE-A

Feb 2007-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC versions 2009.2650 and 2010.2640 reprocessed datasets

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-1

Jul 2006-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-2

Jul 2006-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-3

Jul 2006-Jul 2010

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-4

Jul 2006-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-5

Jul 2006-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

COSMIC FM-6

Jul 2006-Jun 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

TERRASAR-X

Feb 2008-Dec 2012

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

C/NOFS

Mar 2010-Dec 2011

UCAR CDAAC version 2010.2640 reprocessed dataset

 

Bending angles

GPS radio

occultation receiver

METOP-A

Sep 2007-Dec 2011

UCAR CDAAC version 2011.2980 reprocessed dataset

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

METEOSAT-1

Dec 1978-Nov 1979

   

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-2

May 1982-Aug 1988

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-3

Jan 1989-Jan 1991 / Jan 1993-May 1995 (XADC)

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-4

Jun 1989-Fev 1994

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-5

Nov 1991-Feb 2007

EUMETSAT for Nov 1991-Feb 1997/June 1998-Dec 2000

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-6

Fev 1997- Jun 1998 (+ few dates in Jan 99 and Jan 2000)

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MVIRI

METEOSAT-7

June 1998-present

EUMETSAT for June 1998-Dec 2000

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

SEVIRI

METEOSAT-8

Mar 2004-present

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

SEVIRI

METEOSAT-9

Jun 2006-present

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GOES

Before 1995

   

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GOES

After 1995

CIMSS

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GOES-9

May 2003-Jun 2005

JMA

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GMS-1

Jan 1979-Nov 1984

JMA for Jan 1979-Nov 1979

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GMS-3

Dec 1984-Feb 1987

JMA for Mar 1987-Dec 1989

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GMS-4

Dec 1989-Jun 1995

JMA

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

GMS-5

Jun 1995-May 2003

JMA

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

 

MTSAT-1R

Jun 2005-Sep 2009

JMA

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-7

Jan 1982-Fev 1985

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-7/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-9

Fev 1985-Nov 1988

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-9/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-10

Nov 1986-Sep 1991

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-10/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-11

Nov 1998-Sep 1994

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-11/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-12

Sep 1991-Dec 1998

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-12/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-14

Fev 1995-Dec 2000

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-14/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-15

Dec 1999-Dec 2002

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-15/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-16

Jan 2001-Nov 2007

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-16/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-17

Oct 2002-Dec 2009

CIMSS

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-17/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

NOAA-18

May 2005-Dec 2010

CIMSS, though no data for 2007 and 2008

ftp://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/winds/histavhrr/newversion/noaa-18/

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

AVHRR

METOP-A

Jan 2007-Dec 2012

EUMETSAT

 

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MODIS

EOS-Terra

Jan 2000-present

   

Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

MODIS

EOS-Aqua

Jun 2002-present

   

Brightness temperature

HRIR

NIMBUS-1

Aug 1964-Sep 1964

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/HRIRN1L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

HRIR

NIMBUS-2

May 1966-Nov 1966

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/HRIRN2L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

HRIR

NIMBUS-3

Apr 1969-Mar 1970

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/HRIRN3L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

MRIR

NIMBUS-2

May 1966-Jul 1966

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/MRIRN2L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

MRIR

NIMBUS-3

Apr 1969-Feb 1970

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/MRIRN3L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

THIR

NIMBUS-4

Apr 1970-Apr 1971

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN4L1CH115_V001/summary?keyw… https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN4L1CH67_V001/summary?keywo…

 

Brightness temperature

THIR

NIMBUS-5

Dec 1972-Mar 1975

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN5L1CH115_V001/summary?keyw… https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN5L1CH67_V001/summary?keywo…

 

Brightness temperature

THIR

NIMBUS-6

Jun 1975-Aug 1977

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN6L1CH115_V001/summary?keyw… https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN6L1CH67_V001/summary?keywo…

 

Brightness temperature

THIR

NIMBUS-7

Oct 1978-May 1985

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/THIRN7L1CLDT_V001/summary?keywo…

 

Brightness temperature

SIRS-A

NIMBUS-3

Apr 1969-Jun 1970

UCAR http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds685.0

 

Brightness temperature

SIRS-B

NIMBUS-4

Apr 1970-Apr 1971

UCAR http://rda.ucar.edu/datasets/ds685.0

 

Brightness temperature

SSH

DMSP block 5D F-1

Sep 1976-Sep 1979

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSH

DMSP block 5D F-2

Jun 1977-Jun 1978

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSH

DMSP block 5D F-3

Apr 1978-Dec 1979

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSH

DMSP block 5D F-4

Jun 1979-Aug 1980

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

VTPR

NOAA-2

Jan 1973-Oct 1974

   

Brightness temperature

VTPR

NOAA-3

Mar 1974-Dec 1974

   

Brightness temperature

VTPR

NOAA-4

Dec 1974-Sep 1976

   

Brightness temperature

VTPR

NOAA-5

Sep 1976-Dec 1978

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/1

NIMBUS-6

Aug 1975-Mar 1976

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/HIRSN6L1GARP_V001/summary?keywo…

 

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

TIROS-N

Jan 1979-Feb 1981

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-6

Jul 1979-Apr 1983

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-7

Jul 1981-Feb 1985

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-8

Apr 1983-Jun 1984

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-9

Dec 1984-Nov 1988

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-10

Nov 1986-Sep 1991

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-11

Oct 1988-Apr 2000

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-12

Jul 1991-May 1997

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/2

NOAA-14

Apr 1995-Dec 2004

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/3

NOAA-15

Aug 1998-Jun 2000

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/3

NOAA-16

Oct 2000-May 2004

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/3

NOAA-17

Jul 2002-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/4

NOAA-18

DO NOT USE

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/4

NOAA-19

Jun 2009-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

HIRS/4

METOP-A

Feb 2007-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

SCR

NIMBUS-4

Jun 1970-Oct 1972

University of Oxford Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Department in 2011 (data curated by project SEEDCORN)

Copy of the data now at ECMWF

 

Brightness temperature

SCR

NIMBUS-5

Dec 1972-Mar 1978

University of Oxford Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Department in 2011 (data curated by project SEEDCORN)

Copy of the data now at ECMWF

 

Brightness temperature

PMR

NIMBUS-6

Jun 1975-Jun 1978

University of Oxford Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Department in 2011 (data curated by project SEEDCORN)

Copy of the data now at ECMWF

 

Brightness temperature

SSU

TIROS-N

Oct 1978-Feb 1981

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-6

Jul 1979-Oct 1986

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-7

Jun 1981-Feb 1985

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-8

Apr 1983-Oct 1985

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-9

Dec 1984-Nov 1988

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-11

Sep 1988-Jan 2003

   

Brightness temperature

SSU

NOAA-14

Jan 1995-May 2006

   

Brightness temperature

IRIS-B

NIMBUS-3

Apr 1969-Jul 1969

 

 

Brightness temperature

IRIS-D

NIMBUS-4

Apr 1970-Jan 1971

Data curated by NASA GES DISC

 

Brightness temperature

SI-1

METEOR-28

Jul 1977-Sep 1977

Data on the personal computers of the PIs, Wolfgang Döhler and Dieter Oertel

 

Brightness temperature

SI-1

METEOR-29

Jan 1979-May 1979

Data on the personal computers of the PIs, Wolfgang Döhler and Dieter Oertel

 

Brightness temperature

IMG

ADEOS-1

Oct 1996-Aug 1997

JAXA or NASA JPL ?

 

Brightness temperature

AIRS

EOS-Aqua

May 2002-present

NASA JPL AIRS v5 or v6 reprocessed dataset of L1B

 

Brightness temperature

IASI

METOP-A

Jan 2007-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

Imager

GMS-5

Jun 1995-May 2003

JMA

 

Brightness temperature

Imager

GOES-9

May 2003-Jun 2005

JMA

 

Brightness temperature

Imager

MTSAT-1R

Jun 2005-Dec 2009

JMA

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-2

May 1982-Aug 1988

EUMETSAT

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-3

Aug 1988-Jan 1991 / Aug 1991-Jan 1993 (ADC) / Aug 1993-Dec 1995 (XADC)

EUMETSAT

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-4

Jun 1989-Feb 1994

EUMETSAT

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-5

Feb 1994-Feb 2007

EUMETSAT for Feb 1994-Feb 1997 / Jun 1998-Dec 2000 (IOC)

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-6

Oct 1996-Jun 1988

EUMETSAT

 

Brightness temperature

MVIRI

METEOSAT-7

June 1998-present

EUMETSAT for June 1998-Dec 2000

 

Brightness temperature

SEVIRI

METEOSAT-8

Mar 2004-present

EUMETSAT

 

Brightness temperature

SEVIRI

METEOSAT-9

Jun 2006-present

EUMETSAT

 
           

Brightness temperature

ESMR

NIMBUS-5

Dec 1972-May 1977

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/uui/datasets/ESMRN5L1_V001/summary?keywords=…

 

Brightness temperature

SCAMS

NIMBUS-6

Jun 1975-May 1976

NASA https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datasets/SCAMSN6L2_V001/

 

Brightness temperature

SSH-2

DMSP block 5D F-6

Dec 1982-Aug 1987

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-7

Nov 1983-Sep 2002

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-8

Jun 1987-Aug 1994

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SSH-2 according to NASA,

but SSMT according to

all other sources

DMSP block 5D F-9

Feb 1988-Apr 1992

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SAMS

Nimbus-7

Mar 1979-May 1983

University of Oxford Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Department in 2011 (data curated by project SEEDCORN)

Copy of the data now at ECMWF

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-10

Apr 1992-Nov 1997

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

Note: data should be archived elsewhere for the beginning of the mission, from Dec 1990

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-11

Apr 1992-May 2000

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

Note: data should be archived elsewhere for the beginning of the mission, from Nov 1991

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-12

Sep 1994-Nov 1995

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-13

Apr 1995-Nov 2009

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-14

Apr 1997-Jul 1997

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

 

Brightness temperature

SSMT

DMSP block 5D F-15

Jan 2000-present

NOAA NGDC (neither reprocessed nor re-acquired from original agency)

 

Brightness temperature

MSU

TIROS-N

Oct 1978-Feb 1981

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-6

Jul 1979-Oct 1986

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-7

Jul 1981-Feb 1985

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-8

Apr 1983-Oct 1985

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-9

Dec 1984-Mar 1987

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-10

Nov 1986-Sep 1991

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-11

Sep 1988-Feb 1999

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-12

Jul 1991-May 1997

   

Brightness temperature

MSU

NOAA-14

Apr 1995-Sep 2006

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

NOAA-15

Aug 1998-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

NOAA-16

Oct 2000-Jun 2009

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

NOAA-17

Jul 2002-Oct 2003

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

NOAA-18

Jul 2005-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

NOAA-19

Jun 2009-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

EOS-Aqua

Dec 2002-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-A

METOP-A

Jan 2007-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

SMMR

SEASAT

Jul 1978-Oct 1978

DATA LOCATION UNKNOWN

 

Brightness temperature

SMMR

NIMBUS-7

Oct 1978-Aug 1987

RSS and/or CSU and/or CM-SAF may have copies of L1 data

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-8

Sep 1987-Dec 1991

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-10

Jan 1991-Nov 1997

Note: dataset used in ERA-Interim is shorter

(Jan 1992-Jan 1993)

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-11

Jan 1992-Dec 1999

Note: dataset used in ERA-Interim is shorter

(Jan 1993-Jan 1996)

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-13

May 1995-Dec 2008

Note: dataset used in ERA-Interim extends to 2009

(Jan 1996-Nov 2009)

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-14

May 1997-Aug 2008

Note: dataset used in ERA-Interim is shorter

(Jun 1999-Aug 2008)

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I

DMSP block 5D F-15

Feb 2000-Jul 2006

Note: dataset used in ERA-Interim is shorter

(Jul 2000-Aug 2006)

CM-SAF

http://wui.cmsaf.eu/safira/action/viewDoiDetails?acronym=FCDR_SSMI_V001

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I-S

DMSP block 5D F-16

Nov 2005-Sep 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

CM-SAF, or CSU

http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/FCDR/

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I-S

DMSP block 5D F-17

Mar 2008-Sep 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

CM-SAF, or CSU

http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/FCDR/

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/I-S

DMSP block 5D F-18

Mar 2010-Sep 2013

(as of 25 Oct 2013)

CM-SAF, or CSU

http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/FCDR/

 

Brightness temperature

TMI

TRMM

Dec 1997-Dec 2011

JAXA

 

Brightness temperature

AMSR

ADEOS-2

Jan 2003-Oct 2003

JAXA

 

Brightness temperature

AMSR-E

EOS-AQUA

May 2002-Oct 2011

JAXA

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/T-2

DMSP block 5D F-11

Jan 1993-May 2000

Note: NOAA NGDC seems to have data before 1993,

from Apr 1992 (http://ngdc.noaa.gov/eog/availability.html)

Met Office

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/T-2

DMSP block 5D F-12

Sep 1994-Jan 2002

Met Office

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/T-2

DMSP block 5D F-14

Apr 1997-Oct 2006

Note: NOAA NGDC seems to have data after 2006,

until Aug 2008 (http://ngdc.noaa.gov/eog/availability.html)

Met Office

 

Brightness temperature

SSM/T-2

DMSP block 5D F-15

Aug 2000-May 2008

Note: NOAA NGDC seems to have data after 2008,

until present (http://ngdc.noaa.gov/eog/availability.html)

Met Office

 

Brightness temperature

AMSU-B

NOAA-15

 

ERA and JRA DO NOT USE

 

Brightness temperature

AMSU-B

NOAA-16

Oct 2000-Sep 2007

   

Brightness temperature

AMSU-B

NOAA-17

Aug 2002-Dec 2009

   

Brightness temperature

HSB

EOS-Aqua

May 2002-Feb 2003

NASA JPL AIRS v5 or v6 reprocessed dataset of L1B

 

Brightness temperature

MHS

NOAA-18

Jul 2005-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

MHS

NOAA-19

Jun 2009-Dec 2011

   

Brightness temperature

MHS

METOP-A

Jan 2007-Dec 2011

   

 

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