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2A12 Version 6 and Version 5 Quick Comparison

2A12 Version 6 and Version 5 Quick Comparison


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2A12 File Format Quick Comparison
V6 SDS Array List V5 SDS Array List

       SDS Name           SDS Dimensions
       ----------------  ------------------
    1) geolocation       3019    208      2 
    2) dataFlag          3019    208 
    3) rainFlag          3019    208 
    4) surfaceFlag       3019    208 
    5) surfaceRain       3019    208 
    6) convectRain       3019    208 
    7) confidence        3019    208 
    8) cldWater          3019    208     14 
    9) precipWater       3019    208     14 
   10) cldIce            3019    208     14 
   11) precipIce         3019    208     14 
   12) latentHeat        3019    208     14
       

       SDS Name          SDS Dimensions
       ----------------  ------------------
    1) geolocation       3019    208      2 
    2) dataFlag          3019    208 
    3) rainFlag          3019    208 
    4) surfaceFlag       3019    208 
    5) surfaceRain       3019    208 
    6) convectRain       3019    208 
    7) confidence        3019    208 
    8) cldWater          3019    208     14 
    9) precipWater       3019    208     14 
   10) cldIce            3019    208     14 
   11) precipIce         3019    208     14 
   12) latentHeat        3019    208     14
       
V6 Vdata List V5 Vdata List

      Vdata Name         rec_num rec_size
      ------------------ ------- ---------
  1)  scan_time             3019         9 
  2)  tmi_scan_status       3019        21 
  3)  navigation            3019        88 
  4)  SwathStructure           1      1026 
  5)  scan                     1         4 
  6)  scan                     1         4 
  7)  pixel                    1         4 
  8)  pixel                  208         4 
  9)  latlon                   1         4 
 10)  latlon                   2         4 
 11)  layer                    1         4 
 12)  layer                   14         4 
 13)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 14)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 15)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 16)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 17)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 18)  CoreMetadata.0           1      5731 
 19)  ArchiveMetadata.0        1      8002
          

      Vdata Name         rec_num rec_size
      ------------------ ------- ---------
  1)  scan_time             3019         9 
  2)  tmi_scan_status       3019        21 
  3)  navigation            3019        88 
  4)  SwathStructure           1      1026 
  5)  scan                     1         4 
  6)  scan                     1         4 
  7)  pixel                    1         4 
  8)  pixel                  208         4 
  9)  latlon                   1         4 
 10)  latlon                   2         4 
 11)  layer                    1         4 
 12)  layer                   14         4 
 13)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 14)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 15)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 16)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 17)  calibrated_nt            1         4 
 18)  CoreMetadata.0           1      5732 
 19)  ArchiveMetadata.0        1      8004
          

Major Changes in 2A12 Algorithm for Product Version 6

  • Latent Heating is calculated in Version 6. It was filled with "missing" values (-9999) in V5.

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