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3B43 File Format Quick Comparison
V6 SDS Array List V5 SDS Array List

    SDS Name         SDS Dimensions
    ---------------- --------------
 1) precipitation    1   1440   400 
 2) relativeError    1   1440   400 
      

    SDS Name         SDS Dimensions
    ---------------- --------------
 1) percipitate      1    360    80 
 2) relError         1    360    80
       
V6 Vdata List V5 Vdata List

      Vdata Name   rec_num rec_size
      ------------ ------- --------
 1) GridStructure        1      651 
 2) scan                 1        4 
 3) scan                 1        4 
 4) longitude            1        4 
 5) longitude         1440        4 
 6) latitude             1        4 
 7) latitude           400        4 
 8) CoreMetadata.0       1     5603 
 9) ArchiveMetadata.0    1     7902 
          

      Vdata Name   rec_num rec_size
    -------------- ------- --------
 1) GridStructure        1      647 
 2) scan                 1        4 
 3) scan                 1        4 
 4) longitude            1        4 
 5) longitude          360        4 
 6) latitude             1        4 
 7) latitude            80        4 
 8) CoreMetadata.0       1     5601
 9) ArchiveMetadata.0    1     7904
          

Major Changes in 3B43 Algorithm for Product Version 6

  • Geographic Coverage: 50°S - 50°N  (V5: 40°S - 40°N).
  • Horizontal Resolution:  0.25° x 0.25°  (V5: 1° x 1°).

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