FIRE Level 1B
Entry Title: First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Arctic Cloud Experiment (ACE) ER-2 Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer (MIR)

Entry ID: FIRE_ACE_ER2_MIR_1
Field Campaigns
Description

The First ISCCP Regional Experiments have been designed to improve data products and cloud/radiation parameterizations used in general circulation models (GCMs). Specifically, the goals of FIRE are (1) to improve basic understanding of the interaction of physical processes in determining life cycles of cirrus and marine stratocumulus systems and the radiative properties of these clouds during their life cycles and (2) to investigate the interrelationships between the ISCCP data, GCM parameterizations, and higher space and time resolution cloud data.FIRE ACE Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer flown aboard the ER2.

DOI

10.5067/ASDC_DAAC/FIRE/0005

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
  • Brightness Temperature
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (34.9, 78.2), (-174.3, -117.8)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Geodetic
Granule Spatial Representation: Geodetic
Locations

ARCTIC POLAR BEAUFORT SEA
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 1998-05-11 - 1998-06-06
Temporal Resolution: 3 Seconds
Platforms

Aircraft
NASA ER-2
NASA Earth Resources-2
MIR
Millimeter Imaging Radiometer
Metadata Dates

Created on 2014-04-14
Last updated on 2019-10-15