Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2)

NRT AMSR2 products are generated within three hours of observation, using preliminary algorithms provided by the NASA-funded US AMSR2 Science Team, with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency NRT Level 1 R (L1R, resampled brightness temperatures) as input. NASA standard products are available from NASA's National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC).

Other Sources of AMSR2 Data Products:

  • The JAXA AMSR Science Team generates its own suite of AMSR2 products.
  • Remote Sensing Systems generates an extensive suite of intercalibrated products (columnar water vapor and cloud liquid water over oceans, ocean wind speed, sea surface temperature) from many passive microwave satellite instruments. View their AMSR2 ocean products.

AMSR2/ GCOM - W1

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A2_RainOcn_NRT NRT AMSR2 L2B Global Swath GSFC Profiling Algorithm 2010: Surface Precipitation, Wind Speed over Ocean, Water Vapor over Ocean and Cloud Liquid Water over Ocean 1.56GB

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A2_DySno_NRT NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 Global Snow Water Equivalent EASE-Grids 21Mb

DySno Browse

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AU_SI6_NRT_RO1 NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb) Polar Grids V1 88Mb

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A2_SI6_NRT NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 6.25 km 89 GHz Brightness Temperature (Tb) Polar Grids V0 * 88Mb

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AU_SI12_NRT_R01 NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 12.5 km Tb, Sea Ice Concentration Polar Grids V1 126Mb

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A2_SI12_NRT NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 12.5 km Tb, Sea Ice Concentration Polar Grids V0 * 1Mb

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A2_SI25_NRT_R01 NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 25 km Brightness Temperature and Sea Ice Concentration Polar Grids V1 41Mb

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A2_SI25_NRT NRT AMSR2 Daily L3 25 km Tb and Sea Ice Concentration Polar Grids V0 * 39Mb

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AU_Land_NRT_R01 NRT AMSR2 Unified L2B Half-Orbit 25 km EASE-Grid Surface Soil Moisture Beta Version 1 45Mb (HDF-EOS5),
35Mb (NetCDF/CF)

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* Discontinuation Notice: The Version 0 LANCE AMSR2 Sea Ice datasets are being replaced with LANCE AMSR2 Sea Ice Version 1 datasets that use the latest AMSR-U2 Sea Ice algorithms. Please transition to using these new version 1 datasets. We will discontinue the product generation of Version 0 LANCE AMSR2 Sea Ice data on October 31, 2018

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2018 at 2:13 PM EST