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AIRS IR Quality Assurance Subset

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Aqua satellite with AIRS instrument

Aqua satellite with AIRS instrument

The AIRS QA subset file contains only Quality Assurance parameters that one can find also in AIRS IR radiance product. There are many QA parameters that users may use to filter AIRS/AMSU/HSB data to create a subset for analysis. A complete description of each parameter is provided in AIRS Processing Files Description.

The QA parameters may be static or dynamic. If dynamics, their time scale and scope can range from global to all channels to per footprint to a single channel in a foot print.

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ESDT Shortname:

Global, Twice Daily
(Daytime and Nighttime)

13.5 km at nadir 41 km x 21.4 km at the scan extremes

Spectral Range:
2378 channels from:
3.74 - 4.61 µm
6.20 - 8.22 µm
8.8 - 15.4 µm

 3.8 MB / file

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Instrument Guide:
AIRS Instrument Guide
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Last updated: Feb 21, 2013 04:24 PM ET