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Title: Land Surface Temperature from Special Sensor Microwave/Imager Radiometer
Summary: This file contains land surface temperature (LST) data estimated from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) observations. By using these data, you agree to cite the papers given in the references metadata field in any publications derived from them
Institution: Estellus
Creator: Catherine Prigent
References: Prigent, C., F. Aires, and W. B. Rossow, Land surface skin temperatures from a combined analysis of microwave and infrared satellite observations for an all-weather evaluation of the differences between air and skin temperatures, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 4310-4321, 2003
Plateform: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F* platforms
Sensor: SSM/I
Resolution: 0.25
Site: global
Start time: 2003-01-01 05:12:00
Stop time: 2003-12-31 18:40:12
Product type: SSM_I_LST_2
Acknowledgement: Users of the SSM/I LST data products from the GlobTemperature Data Portal should add the following acknowledgement in all publications and presentations using these data sets :

These microwave LSTs have been produced with support from NASA, CNRS, and more recently by GlobTemperature.

The data should be referenced as:
Aires, F., C. Prigent, W. B. Rossow, and M. Rothstein (2001), A new neural network approach including first guess for retrieval of atmospheric water vapor, cloud liquid water path, surface temperature, and emissivities over land from satellite microwave observations, J. Geophys. Res., 106(D14), 14887–14907, doi:10.1029/2001JD900085.
Catherinot, J., C. Prigent, R. Maurer, F. Papa, C. Jiménez, F. Aires, and W. B. Rossow (2011), Evaluation of “all weather” microwave-derived land surface temperatures with in situ CEOP measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D23105, doi:10.1029/2011JD016439.

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