GRAS Level 1B Bending Angle Climate Data Record Release 1 - Metop-A

Abstract:
The GRAS Level 1b Bending Angle Fundamental Climate Data Record (FCDR) Release 1 comprises reprocessed Radio Occultation (RO) bending-angle data from the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Receiver for Atmospheric Sounding (GRAS) instrument on Metop-A covering the period 2006-2016. The software used to perform the reprocessing is EUMETSAT’s reference RO processor (Yaros 1.4), which uses a wave-optics-based retrieval implementation. The data record has global coverage and is available in three formats: individual occultation Network Common Data Form 4 (netCDF4) files, individual occultation Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR) files, and multiple occultation native EPS files. This is a Fundamental Climate Data Record (FCDR).

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