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Ancillary documents referenced by the User's Guide

Document Description Revision Date
V2.7_Release_ProcFileDesc.pdf Description of dimensions, geolocation fields, attributes, full swath data fields and more. 03/2003
L1B_req_v2.2.pdf Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Level 1B Visible, Infrared and Telemetry Algorithms and Quality Assessment (QA) Processing Requirements. 02/14/03
l1bqa_changes.pdf A brief AIRS Design File Memo describing changes in AIRS L1B algorithms (e.g., AutomaticQAFlag, DC Restore, pop detection, Moon-in-view, offset, noise estimation and gain). 02/04/03
VisInitialCheckout_.pdf An AIRS Design File Memo (ADF-579) providing an initial assessment of the on-orbit performance of the Vis/NIR system. 6/12/02
VisGainCalibration.pdf An AIRS Design File Memo (ADF-590-REVISED) providing the results of the first accurate determination of instrument gains of the Vis/NIR detectors on-orbit via vicarious calibration in conjunction with the MISR-Terra Calibration Team operations at Railroad Valley Playa, Nevada. 9/27/02
QA_Quick_Start.pdf A guide to the most basic quality assurance (QA) parameters that a novice user of AIRS/AMSU/HSB data should access to judge the data quality. 03/2003
Channel Properties Self documenting text files with the properties of the 2378 AIRS instrument detectors. 03/2003
First_Radiometric_Val.pdf Paper: "First Radiometric Validation of AIRS on the EOS using the 20 July 2002 Focus Day Data" by George Aumann and Larabee Strow. 2002
L1B_buoy.pdf Paper: "An Evaluation of the Accuracy of AIRS Radiances from Sea Surface Temperature Measurements" by Denise Hagan.  
AIRS_Boresight_Method.pdf Paper: "Verification of AIRS Boresight Accuracy Using Coastline Detection" by David Gregorich and George Aumann 2003
read_swath_l1_airs.pro AIRS IR Level1B data reader in IDL. 03/2003
read_swath_l1_vis.pro AIRS Vis/NIR Level1B data reader in IDL. 03/2003
read_swath_l1_amsu.pro AMSU Level1B data reader in IDL. 03/2003
read_swath_l1_hsb.pro HSB Level1B data reader in IDL. 03/2003
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