Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

SMMR

SMMR Data and Information

The Prabhakara Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) atmospheric liquid water (ALW) and integrated atmospheric water vapor (IWV) data sets were generated by Dr. Prabhakara Cuddapah at the Goddard Space Flight Center using SMMR antenna temperatures.

Products Temporal Coverage
SMMR ALW PRABHAKARA (Binary)

02/01/1979 - 05/31/1984

SMMR IWV PRABHAKARA (Binary)

10/01/1979 - 09/30/1983

SMMR read software is product dependent. If read software is available, a "read software" tab will appear on the product landing page.

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