EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program Meltpond2000 flight report

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  • Algorithms.,
  • Error analysis.,
  • Sea ice.,
  • Microwave radiometers.

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Other titlesMeltpond2000 flight report.
StatementDonald J. Cavalieri.
Series[NASA technical memorandum] -- NASA/TM-2001-209972., NASA technical memorandum -- 209972.
ContributionsGoddard Space Flight.
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The AMSR-E, designed and built by the Japanese Space Agency for NASA, was launched May 4, on the EOS Aqua spacecraft. The AMSR-E sea-ice products to be validated include sea-ice concentration, sea-ice temperature, and snow depth on sea ice. The focus of this campaign was on the validation of snow depth on sea ice and sea-ice by: 8.

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EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea-Ice Validation Program: Arctic Aircraft Campaign Flight Report 2 2. NASA Wallops P-3B Aircraft Instrumentation A critical component of the validation effort is the acquisition of airborne sensor data over large areas, which can be used to validate the AMSR-E sea-ice products directly.

This is. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Cavalieri, D.J. EOS aqua AMSR-E sea ice validation program (OCoLC) Online version: Cavalieri, D.J. New sea ice algorithms have been developed for use with the AMSR-E. The standard sea ice products to be provided include sea ice concentration at spatial resolutions of km and km, snow depth on sea ice at a spatial resolution of km, and sea ice temperature at a spatial resolution of 25 km.

New sea ice algorithms have been developed for use with the AMSR-E. The standard sea ice products to be provided include sea ice concentration at spatial resolutions of km and km, snow depth on sea ice at a spatial resolution of km, and sea ice temperature at a spatial resolution of 25 by: 4.

Download Citation | EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program: Meltpond Flight Report | This flight report describes the field component of Meltpond, the first in. Download Citation | EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea Ice Validation Program: Arctic Aircraft Campaign Flight Report | In March a coordinated Arctic sea ice validation.

Full text of "EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program: Meltpond Flight Report" See other formats HO NASA/TM— EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program: Meltpond Flight Report DJ. Cavalieri National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Hight Center Greenbelt.

The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E) is a twelve-channel, six-frequency, total power passive-microwave radiometer system. It measures brightness temperatures at,and GHz. Vertically and horizontally polarized measurements are taken at all channels.

The first in a series of Arctic and Antarctic aircraft campaigns planned as part of NASA's Earth Observing System Aqua sea ice validation program for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiom-eter (AMSR-E) was successfully completed.

EOS aqua AMSR-E sea ice validation program (OCoLC) Microfiche version: Cavalieri, Donald J. EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

In March a coordinated Arctic sea ice validation field campaign using the NASA Wallops P-3B aircraft was successfully completed. This campaign was part of the program for validating the Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) sea ice products.

As part of NASA's EOS Aqua sea ice validation program for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E), Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM+) images were acquired to develop a sea ice concentration data set with which to validate AMSR-E sea ice concentration by: 1. An overview of the March coordinated sea ice field campaign in the Alaskan Arctic is presented with reference to the papers in this special section.

This campaign is part of the program to validate the Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) sea ice products.

Standard AMSR-E sea ice products include sea ice concentration, sea ice. EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program: Meltpond Flight Report the first in a series of Arctic and Antarctic aircraft campaigns planned as part of NASA's Earth Observing System Aqua sea ice validation program for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E).

This prelaunch Arctic field campaign was carried out between June 25 Author: Donald J. Cavalieri. The objectives of the AMSR-Ice03 Field Validation Campaign for Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR)-E sea-ice products from AQUA, a NASA Earth Observing System (EOS.

EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program: Meltpond Flight Report. the first in a series of Arctic and Antarctic aircraft campaigns planned as part of NASA's Earth Observing System Aqua sea ice validation program for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E).

This prelaunch Arctic field campaign was carried out between June Author: Donald J. Cavalieri. Abstract. A coordinated Arctic sea ice validation field campaign using the NASA Wallops P-3B aircraft was successfully completed in March This campaign was part of the program for validating the Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) sea ice products.

The AMSR-E, designed and built by the Japanese Space Agency for NASA, was launched May 4, on the EOS Aqua spacecraft. The AMSR-E sea-ice products to be validated include sea-ice concentration, sea-ice temperature, and snow depth on sea ice. The focus of this campaign was on the validation of snow depth on sea ice and sea-ice : D.

Cavalieri and T. Markus. Sea ice concentrations for the U.S. Aqua AMSR-E sea ice Others used the -GHz data in successive combination with product suite are operationally calculated using an enhanced the low frequency channels to retrieve high resolution ice version of the NASA Team (NT) algorithm, henceforth concentration, or a combination of GHz data with.

on sea ice, and sea ice temperature. The AMSR-E sea ice algorithms presented below will provide daily maps of sea ice concentration and sea ice temperature, and 5-day-averaged maps of snow depth. The objectives of this document are (a) to describe the standard sea ice. The Polar Sea Ice Cover from Aqua/AMSR-E 5a.

CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Chiba University Center for Environmental Remote SensingYayoi-cho.

Abstract. In March a coordinated Arctic sea ice validation field campaign using the NASA Wallops P-3B aircraft was successfully completed. This campaign was part of the program for validating the Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) sea ice : D.

Cavalieri and T. Markus. early s, and the Aqua sea ice data are being linked with satellite sea ice records going back to the s. To make its measurements, the Aqua spacecraft car-ries six Earth observing instruments: the AIRS, AMSU-A, HSB, AMSR-E, CERES, and MODIS, all described in more detail on the following pages.

The AIRS, AMSU-File Size: KB. Aqua, Latin for water, is a NASA Earth Science satellite mission named for the large amount of information that the mission is collecting about the Earth's water cycle, including evaporation from the oceans, water vapor in the atmosphere, clouds, precipitation, soil moisture, sea ice, land ice, and snow cover on the land and ice.

Abstract: A summary of the theoretical basis and initial performance of the algorithms that are used to derive sea ice concentration, ice temperature, and snow depth on sea ice from newly acquired Earth Observing System-Aqua/Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS (AMSR-E) radiances is presented.

The algorithms have been developed and Cited by: An assessment of Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) sea ice concentrations under winter conditions using ice concentrations derived from Landsat-7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) imagery obtained during the March Arctic sea ice validation field campaign is presented.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Cited by: AMSR2 / AMSRE Introduction. The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer has operated on three satellites: AMSR-2 on JAXA's GCOM-W1 spacecraft, launched This instrument is currently operating. AMSR-E on NASA's EOS Aqua spacecraft, launched May 4, The instrument stopped rotating Oct 4, Part of the Earth Observing System Aqua Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) Arctic sea ice validation campaign in March was dedicated to the validation of snow depth on sea ice.

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The multi-year sea ice mask and the snow melt mask are now stored within the AMSR-E/Aqua Daily L3 km Brightness Temperature, Sea Ice Concentration, & Snow Depth Polar Grids (AE_SI12) product. The AE_SI12 product is the only sea ice product with the Snow Depth on Sea Ice parameter, but all AMSR-E sea ice products use the same production.

Data Description. Cavalieri, D.J., T. Markus, EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea-Ice Validation Program: Arctic Aircraft Campaign Flight Report Click the links on the left to see the data products. Data Products Data: D2P. Ptar. As part of NASA's EOS Aqua sea ice validation program for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E), Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM) images were acquired to develop a sea ice concentration data set with which to validate AMSR-E sea ice.

Arctic The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E) was successfully launched on NASA's EOS Aqua spacecraft on May 4, With the launch of this state-of-the-art radiometer, designed and built by NASDA of Japan, the sea ice research community will have available passive microwave sea ice products at a higher spatial.

algorithm responds to young ice in addition to the ice types A and B, whereas the AMSR-E NT2 algorithm detects ice type C and thin ice as well. The % difference of SICs between AMSR-E and SSM/I was attributed to the enhanced detection of ice type C (%) and thin ice (%) of the AMSR-E NT2 algorithm.

EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea-Ice Validation. Antarctic Accumulation Reconstructions. Sea ice concentration, ice temperature, and snow depth using AMSR-E data. on the F8, F11, and F13 satellites of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), for August Decemberand the Special Sensor Microwave Imager Sounder (SSMIS) on.

Cavalieri, D. and C. Parkinson, Sea Ice Variability in the Seas of Okhotsk and Japan from Passive Microwave Satellite Observations, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Atmosphere-Ocean-Cryosphere Interaction in the Sea of Okhotsk and the Surrounding Environment, in Sapporo, Japan from December, pp.

March Processing Sequence for AMSR-E km Sea Ice Products. The AMSR-E/Aqua L2A Global Swath Spatially-Resampled Brightness Temperatures are binned into km grid cells using a drop-in-the-bucket method where the grid cell that contains the center of the observation footprint is given the whole weight of the observation.

With this procedure. Assessment of EOS Aqua AMSR-E Arctic Sea Ice Concentrations Using Landsat7 and Airborne Microwave Imagery Article in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 44(11) November. Sea ice is major area of cryospheric research and an important component of the strongly coupled polar ocean-ice-air system--a major focus of the U.S.

Global Change Research sea ice group produced, analyzed, and continues to maintain the longest calibrated, sea ice record (over 30 years, extending from ESMR inthrough SMMR, to .Most EOS products relevant to snow and ice research are available free of charge from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) (htto://).

These products include the MODIS snow and sea ice products from both the Terra and Aqua platforms, all AMSR-E products from Aqua, and GLAS products from ICESat.Annual report by Goddard Space Flight Center () Dreams, hopes, realities: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center: the first (Book) Expanding horizons with science and discovery by Goddard Space EOS Aqua AMSR-E Sea Ice Validation Program.

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