NOAA KLM User's Guide

Section 8.3.1.6

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8.3.1.6 AMSU-A Data Sets

This section describes the characteristics and format of Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-A) data sets for both NOAA KLM (Version 2) and NOAA-N (Version 4) satellites. Version 2 formats (v2) were used on all NOAA KLM data until April 28, 2005. After this date, the Version 3 format (v3), also known as the NOAA-N format, was implemented for all operational POES spacecraft. On January 25, 2006 Version 4 (v4) was implemented to reflect the start of CLAVR-x (Cl ouds from AV HR R E x tended cloud mask) processing which began on that date

Amended January 13, 2005

Amended April 12, 2005

Amended May 4, 2005

AmendedDecember 7, 2006


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