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TOVS PATH B DATA SUMMARY: 5. REFERENCES AND MISCELLANY


5. References

"Information on The GSFC Distributed Active Archive Center" February 1993, available from the Goddard DAAC.

 

Chedin, A., N. A. Scott, C. Wahiche and P. Moulinier, 1985," The improved initialization inversion method: A high resolution physical method for temperature retrievals from satellites of the TIROS-N series", J. Climate Appl. Meteor., 24, 128-143.

 

Chedin, A., and N. A. Scott, 1985,"Initialization of the radiative transfer equation inversion problem from a pattern recognition type approach. Application to the satellite of the TIROS-N series", in Advances in Remote Sensing Retrieval Methods, A. Deepak, Ed., Academic Press, 495-515.

 

Goldberg, M. and H. Fleming, 1995,"An algorithm to generate deep layer temperatures from microwave satellite observations for the purpose of monitoring climate change. J. Climate, 8, 993-1004.

 

McMillin, L. M., and C. Dean, 1982,"Evaluation of a new operational technique for producing clear radiances", J. Appl. Meteor., 12, 1005-1014.

 

Scott, N. A., and A. Chedin, 1981, "A fast line-by-line method for atmospheric absorption computation: the Automatized Atmospheric Absorption Atlas", J. Appl. Meteor 20, 802-812.

 

Spencer, R. W., and J. R. Christy, 1992a,"Precision and radiosonde validation of satellite gridpoint temperature anomalies. Part I: MSU Channel 2", J. Climate, 5, 847-857.

 

Spencer, R. W., and J. R. Christy, 1992b,"Precision and radiosonde validation of satellite gridpoint temperature anomalies. Part II: A tropospheric retrieval and trends 1979-90", J. Climate, 5, 858-866.

 

Spencer, R. W., and J. R. Christy, 1993: Precision lower stratospheric temperature monitoring with the MSU. Validation and results 1979-1991", J. Climate, 6, 1194-1204.

 

Susskind, J., J. Rosenfield, D. Reuter, and M. T. Chahine, 1984, "Remote Sensing of Weather and Climate Parameters from HIRS2/MSU on TIROS-N," J. Geophys. Res., 89D, 4677-4697.

 

Susskind, J., P. Piraino, L. Rokke, L. Iredell, and A. Mehta, 1997, "Characteristics of the TOVS Pathfinder Path A data set", Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc., 78, 1449-1472.

 

6. Points of Contact

Archive information:

For more information on the GSFC DAAC system capabilities and supported data sets, contact our Help Desk at:

GSFC DAAC Help Desk
Code 610.2
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
phone: (301) 614-5224
fax: (301) 614-5268
email: gsfc-help-disc@lists.nasa.gov

  

Data Producer Information:

Dr Noelle Scott
Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique
Ecole Polytechnique
1128 Palaiseaux Cedex
FRANCE
email: nas@jungle.polytechnique.fr

 

 7. Data Set Updates

As of 2011, dataset updates are not expected, and GES DISC provides only limited support to TOVS Path-A and -B collections, as legacy data.

 

8. Miscellaneous

It is obligatory that any publication or presentation that uses the TOVS Pathfinder data acknowledge the source.The requested form of acknowledgment for any publication in which the TOVS Pathfinder data are used is

Data used by the authors in this study include data produced through funding from the Earth Observing System Pathfinder Program of NASA's Mission to Planet Earth in cooperation with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.The data were provided by the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS), Distributed Active Archive Center at Goddard Space Flight Center which archives, manages, and distributes this data set.


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